15Jun 1, 2004
The Perfect Budget Storm
The panelists talked about the federal budget. They noted that the federal deficit continued to increase, while revenues dropped due to tax cuts and spending grew due to Medicare, Social ...
7Apr 16, 2004
Health Care Reform
Mr. Walker presented an economic analysis of various assumptions about the future of the health care system. He proposed that effective reforms needed to provide incentives, transparency ...
23Jan 9, 2003
Tax and Fiscal Policy
The panelists talked about tax policy, fiscal policy, President Bush’s economic stimulus plan, and how these issues might be debated in the 108th Congress. They also responded to ...
14Dec 3, 2002
Retirement Policies and the Role of Older Workers
Participants talked about expanding employment opportunities for older workers, retirement policy, and future of the American workforce. Following their remarks they answered questions from the ...
24Mar 1, 1999
Social Security Reform
Witnesses testified about plans to use budget surpluses to save Social Security and Medicare as the baby boom generation approaches retirement age. Mr. Summers presented the ...
13Dec 8, 1998
Social Security Reform
Ms. Moon and Mr. Penner discussed the need to reform the Social Security system. They stressed the importance of informing the public in advance of any programs changes so that people ...
25Jul 22, 1998
The committee heard testimony from administration officials and policy analysts on how Social Security, pensions, personal savings, and earnings will meet the retirement needs of Americans beginning ...
13Feb 10, 1994
Fiscal Year 1995 Federal Budget
Participants discussed the president’s '95 federal budget proposal under congressional consideration. They stated that the budget has few “controversial” segments and should ...
15Oct 27, 1992
Voter Priorities for a New Administration
Several political scholars commented on the findings of a poll of American voters conducted by the Times-Mirror Center concerning voters' priorities for a new presidential ...
18Jun 5, 1992
Impact of the Deficit on the Economy
The subcommittee heard testimony on the ramifications of the deficit on the health of the U.S. economy. The subcommittee took into consideration of General Accounting Office report that showed ...
25Apr 7, 1992
Budget Deficit and Economic Growth
23Dec 18, 1991
Tax Issues and Economic Growth
The committee heard its fourth day of testimony on proposals to stimulate the economy with tax incentives and cuts for parts of the American population. Witnesses included Federal Reserve ...
4Dec 18, 1991
The State of the U.S. Economy
Mr. Penner discussed the economy and his testimony to the House Ways and Means Committee about tax policy and economic growth. Mr. Penner responded to viewer questions and comments ...
9Dec 4, 1991
The 1990 Budget Agreement
Panelists in the forum sponsored by the American Enterprise Institute discussed the 1990 budget act and other issues in U.S. fiscal policy. Mr. Penner said the consequences of the 1990 ...
47Sep 10, 1991
Economic Growth and the Budget
The members of the panel discussed the future of economic growth in the United States. They talked about the 1990 budget deal, and the impact that it would have on the U.S. economy.
71Jul 29, 1991
Reagan Tax Cuts Ten Years Later
A number of economists and administration officials discussed the legacy of the Reagan administration’s Economic Recovery Tax Act, which reduced income taxes 25 percent for all tax brackets ...
16Feb 22, 1991
Federal Budget Legislation
The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget held a panel
discussion on the means of creating an effective federal budget
through the legislative process. Members of the panel spoke ...
8Jan 14, 1991
Federal Budget and the Economy
Ms. Rivlin, Mr. Penner and Mr. Reischauer, all former directors of the Congressional Budget Office, discuss the effects of the federal budget on the American ...
10Nov 26, 1990
Federal Budget Agreement
Participants offered their interpretations of the 1991 Budget agreement and what effects they expect the plan will have on the U.S. economy.
15Jan 16, 1990
Fiscal Policy in the 90's - Panel 1
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