John Engler, Former Michigan Governor (R), 1991-2003
Topic: A discussion on what both Pres. Obama & Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney have proposed to improve the economy & stimulate job creation. Pres. Obama will make an economic address today in Ohio. Business Roundtable heard from former Gov. Romney on Thursday.
Robert Reich, Former Labor Secretary, Clinton Administration, 1993-97
Topic: Guest will discuss his views on the U.S. economy, including job creation, tax policy, falling U.S. median incomes, possible economic stimulus, and the future of health care. Our conversation will also include how liberals and progressives should frame the 2012 campaign debate.
Sheila Bair, Fmr. Chair, Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. (FDIC), 2006-11
Topic: Guest will discuss the role of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation in oversight of the financial industry not only from her position of former Chairman, but now in her new role at a “watchdog”. Guest has just been named head of the Systemic Risk Council, a private group designed to encourage reform of the regulation of the U.S. capital markets. The Council is a joint effort between Pew Charitable Trusts and CFA Institute. This is fourth in a week-long series looking at agencies that have a role in financial regulation.