4,283Oct 4, 2011
U.S. Economic Outlook and Monetary Policy
Ben Bernanke testified on the U.S. economic outlook. Among his comments he said the economic recovery was close to faltering. He said the Federal Reserve was prepared to take additional ...
4,070Jun 21, 2011
U.S. and Global Economic Growth
The Joint Economic Committee held a hearing on economic growth in the U.S. and other countries through federal spending and debt reduction. Witnesses also talked about a report by Republican ...
3,285Jun 7, 2012
U.S. Economic Outlook
Ben Bernanke testified about the state of the U.S. economy. In addressing the rise in unemployment and slow job growth during May 2012, he said the causes were unclear and did not necessarily ...
1,043Sep 20, 2011
Federal Debt and U.S. Economy
Witnesses testified about the impact of the public debt on the U.S. economy. They focused on the challenges of creating jobs in a harsh economic environment and disagreed on the route the White ...
882May 6, 2011
April Employment Numbers
Keith Hall testified about the most recent report on unemployment. The unemployment rate rose from 8.8 to 9 percent. Non-farm payrolls grew by 244,000 for the third consecutive month of ...
686Feb 3, 2012
January Unemployment Numbers
John Galvin and Thomas Nardone testified about the most recent report on unemployment. The unemployment rate dropped from 8.5 percent to 8.3, the lowest in nearly three years.
522Jun 22, 2011
U.S. Manufacturing Policy
Witnesses spoke about sustaining recent U.S. manufacturing growth. Some of the ideas include changing the corporate tax structure and removing uncertainty from the American manufacturing market ...
446Nov 4, 2011
October Unemployment Report, Part 1
Keith Hall testified about the most recent report on unemployment. The unemployment rate dropped to 9 percent, the first decrease since July 2011, and 80,000 new jobs were created.
440Dec 6, 2012
Fiscal Cliff and the Economy
Witnesses testified on the effects of the “fiscal cliff” on the U.S. economy and the middle class, with a focus on sustaining long-term economic growth, reducing U.S. debt, and ...
418Sep 21, 2011
U.S. Trade Policy and Offshore Jobs
Witnesses testified about global trade strategy and job creation. Among the topics they addressed were the state of international trade competition, pending free trade agreements with Colombia, ...
348Aug 5, 2011
July 2011 Employment Statistics
Commissioner Keith Hall testified about the latest report on unemployment statistics. The report showed the unemployment rate fell slightly to 9.1 percent from 9.2 percent in June. He ...
137Apr 1, 2011
March Employment Report
Keith Hall testified about March’s employment report. The nation’s unemployment rate fell to 8.8 percent in March and the U.S. added 216,000 jobs overall. The rate fell from ...
128Nov 4, 2011
October Unemployment Report, Part 2
Keith Hall testified about the most recent report on unemployment. The unemployment rate dropped from 9.1 to 9 percent, the first decrease since July 2011, and 80,000 new jobs were created.
How the Taxation of Capital Affects Growth and Employment
http://jec.senate.gov/public//index.cfm?a=Files.Serve&File_id=a3c28459-af3c-430e-a7e7-3547bd634fe4" target="_blankDr. Kevin Hassett, Senior Fellow and Director of Economic ...
JEC Hearing on Innovation and Job Growth in the Life Sciences Industry (May 25)
Dr. Stephen S. Tang, President and CEO University City Science Center Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
The Economic Impact of Ending or Reducing Funding for the American Community Survey and other Government Statistics
Mr. Kenneth Simonson, Chief Economist The Associated General Contractors of America and Vice President, National Association for Business Economics ...
JEC Hearing on March Employment Report, Friday (April 1)
Dr. Keith Hall, Commissioner, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment
http://jec.senate.gov/public//index.cfm?a=Files.Serve&File_id=a3bac8dd-91a4-4776-9b3e-71d90e55d151" target="_blankDr. Richard Rogerson, Professor of Economics and Public ...
Monetary Policy Going Forward: Why a Sound Dollar Boosts Growth and Employment
http://jec.senate.gov/public//index.cfm?a=Files.Serve&File_id=f9feacb4-340a-4ed4-a7db-8f0f9c1cf74c" target="_blankThe Honorable John B. Taylor, Ph.D., Mary and Robert Raymond ...
JEC Hearing on Gas Prices in the Northeast
http://jec.senate.gov/public//index.cfm?a=Files.Serve&File_id=5cf2adca-ca52-4dfd-8df4-ad935822f8ca" target="_blankDr. Diana Moss, Vice President American Antitrust Institute ...