145Jan 7, 2004
U.S. Trade Policy and the Global Economy
Mr. Nessen moderated a panel discussion of U.S. trade policy. Senator Schumer and Mr. Roberts, assistant Treasury secretary for economic policy during the Reagan administration, ...
161Feb 9, 2001
Economic Policies of the Reagan, Clinton and Bush Administrations
Participants talked about federal economic policy during the Reagan, Bush and Clinton administrations. Among the issues they addressed were supply-side economics, tax policy, federal monetary ...
36Jun 8, 1995
Alternatives to Federal Income Tax Part 2
Committee members heard testimony on several alternative tax proposals, including a flat-rate income tax and a national sales tax.
182Sep 8, 1994
Legacy of Bretton Woods
The panel discussed International Monetary Policy and the Legacy of the Bretton Woods Conference, where 44 nations met to stabilize international fiscal practices. This group developed the ...
56May 10, 1994
Perpetuating Poverty: The World Bank and IMF
Mr. Bandow spoke about the detrimental effect World bank and International Monetary Fund loans have on developing countries. Other speakers including Mr. Roberts discussed the topic ...
13Jan 9, 1993
Rhodes Scholars Program
Mr. Roberts discussed his experiences as a post-graduate student at Oxford University during the 1960's. He described the social and academic life of an Oxford University student, and the ...
12Jul 9, 1992
The Clinton Agenda: Economic Policy
Mr. Roberts and Mr. Shapiro discussed the economic policies proposed by Democratic presidential candidate Gov. Bill Clinton during the 1992 campaign. The two economists responded ...
43Aug 14, 1991
The Kemp-Roth Tax Cuts
Panelists examined the Kemp-Roth tax cut legislation, authored by then congressman Jack Kemp (R-NY) and Republican Senator William Roth during President Reagan’s administration. Today is ...
38Aug 6, 1991
Twenty Years of Wage and Price Controls
The Heritage Foundation, a non-profit public policy research center, sponsored a forum examining the effect of President Nixon’s wage and price controls on the economy and the country since ...
5Jul 8, 1991
Events in the News
Mr. Roberts and Mr. Rowan discussed the economy and the June employment statistics. The June unemployment rate is the highest since 1986. The discussed economic theories to explain ...
11Aug 9, 1989
The Economy and the Budget
Topics include the budget deficit and President Bush’s economic policy.
22Mar 14, 1989
Capital Gains Tax
Committee resumed hearings on revenue increases as contained in the President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 1990, focusing on the proposal to reduce rate of tax on long term capital gains.