47Apr 19, 2004
National Identification Cards
Participants talked about the benefits and liabilities of instating a national identification card system. Among the issues they addressed were civil liberties and privacy concerns, ways in ...
30Dec 10, 2003
Manufacturing Jobs in the U.S.
The panelists debated the decline of jobs in the manufacturing sector and whether there really is a manufacturing crisis. Topics included business subsidies, global economy, U.S. job losses to ...
11Jan 10, 2003
Mr. Atkinson and Mr. Burwell talked about efforts to solve the problem of traffic congestion in the nation’s large metropolitan areas. Following prepared remarks, they responded ...
10Aug 20, 2001
The Future of Technology
Participants talked about politics, information technology, and the impact of declining stock prices on the political clout of the technology industry. Following their remarks they answered ...
46Jul 14, 2000
Leading in the New Economy
Local public servants and business leaders gathered to debate and discuss the role of
government in the new economy. They focused on the concept of urban renewal and heard from
29Jun 8, 2000
Trade and Technology Benefits for Working Americans
Senator Bayh and others talked about the impacts of new technology on the economy and the workforce. Among the issues they addressed were the need for early science and technology education, ...
47Nov 9, 1999
Book Discussion on In Praise of Hard Industries
The authors discussed their book, [In Praise of Hard Industries: Why
Manufacturing, Not the Information Economy, Is the Key to Future
Prosperity], published by Houghton Mifflin. They ...
13Feb 21, 1999
Participants talked about changes in the global economy and its effect on state economies. Professor Porter said that the U.S. must maintain and preserve productivity by maintaining its ...