1,581Sep 24, 2012
Economic Campaign Issues
Obama and Romney presidential campaign economic advisers debated job creation and other economic issues in the 2012 election. Topics included the health care law, government spending, job ...
883Mar 4, 2013
Janet Yellen Remarks on Monetary Policy
Federal Reserve Vice Chair Janet Yellen talked about the Federal Reserve’s recent efforts to keep interest rates low. She defended the central bank’s actions and said the greatest ...
814Mar 4, 2013
Paul Volcker on Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis
Former Federal Reserve Board of Governors Chairman Paul Volcker expressed concern about the United States' long-term debt situation and warned that the Federal Reserve would have difficulty ending ...
439Mar 7, 2010
2010 Economic Policy Conference, Part 2
Participants spoke at a conference for business economists about health care reform proposals and the ways in which the legislation might affect businesses, families and the economy.
This is ...
421Mar 9, 2010
Obama Administration Economic Recovery Proposals
Christina Romer talked about the impact of the economic stimulus on the economy, the unemployment rate, the Obama administration’s fiscal year 2011 budget, and the budget deficit. She ...
362Mar 4, 2013
Jacob Frenkel Remarks on the Global Economy
Jacob Frenkel talked about the different magatrends in the U.S. and European economies. He illustrated his presentation with PowerPoint.
“Challenges Facing the Global Economic ...
349Mar 7, 2010
2010 Economic Policy Conference, Part 1
Sheila Bair, Chairman Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, opened a conference of business economists and spoke about proposed finance regulatory reform. She was followed by a panel ...
282Mar 8, 2011
Austan Goolsbee Remarks
White House Chief Economist Austan Goolsbee was the breakfast keynote speaker at a policy conference focusing on key economic policies, challenges, and trends in the global economy.
The National ...
246Mar 7, 2011
Federal Budget Priorities
Doug Elmendorf talked about federal budget priorities, as well as the fiscal policies of Congress and the Obama administration. He also answered audience member questions on various topics, ...
224Mar 7, 2011
U.S. Economic Outlook
Dennis Lockhart spoke about on U.S. economic outlook and monetary policy actions by the taken by the Federal Reserve.
Mr. Lockhart’s speech was part of the National Association for ...
202Mar 9, 2010
Jim Owens Remarks to National Association for Business Economics
Jim Owens talked about the economy’s impact on Caterpillar and how the U.S. can become more competitive globally. In his remarks he said that businesses like Caterpillar have a role in ...
177Oct 6, 2008
New Dynamics of Globalization
A panel discussion was held on the economic, political, and cultural influences affecting the global economy. Edmund Phelps talked about the causes of the financial markets crisis, the Paulson ...
175Mar 7, 2011
Congressional Politics and the Federal Budget
Former Representative Tom Davis talked about congressional federal spending and action on the federal debt during his time in Congress, and current fiscal policy. Stuart Rothenberg then spoke ...
167Mar 4, 2013
Douglas Elmendorf Remarks on Fiscal Policy
Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf used charts as he talked about the budget outlook. He said putting the federal debt on “a sustainable path will ultimately require ...
161Mar 5, 2013
Alan Krueger Remarks
Alan Krueger spoke about fiscal policy and deficit reduction. He emphasized the damage sequestration budget cuts would have on the U.S. economy, and that the longer they remained in effect the ...
128Oct 6, 2008
Recent Credit and Loan Industry Practices
A panel discussion was held on subprime credit practices of the past two years and the lessons learned for lending institutions and investors. Topics included lending standards, regulation, ...
123Mar 8, 2011
Robert Hormats on the Global Economy
Undersecretary Robert Hormats delivered the luncheon keynote address at a policy conference focusing on key economic policies, challenges, and trends in the global economy. In his remarks he ...
94Mar 27, 2012
National Association for Business Economics Policy Conference
Alan Krueger spoke to business executives about the state of teh economy and the pace of economic recovery. Among the issues he addressed were improving employment rates, the state of the ...
93Mar 9, 2010
Charles Evans Remarks to National Association for Business Economics
Charles Evans addressed the National Association for Business Economics. Among the issues he addressed were labor markets and monetary policy, the pace of economic recovery, and unemployment ...
79Oct 6, 2008
Economic and Financial Change
Ellen Hughes-Cromwick spoke on the current economic and financial environment and her ideas for changes in the financial markets industry.
This was part of an event marking the 50th ...
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