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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Robert Rubin and Bill Clinton Interviews

    Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin and Former President Clinton talked about reducing the federal deficit at the 2010 Fiscal Summit held at the Peter G. Peterson Foundation. In his…

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    Russian Presidential Election

    U.S. Ambassador to Russia Michael McFaul talked about Vladimir Putin’s recent presidential election victory and the implications for future relations between the U.S. and…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Closing

    Following a videotaped interview with Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker on the state of the economy and government responses to the economic crisis, participants spoke about…

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    Federal Debt and the Budget Process

    A new group called the Peterson-Pew Commission on Budget Reform released a report on the federal debt and looked at ways to change the budget process. The commission includes several…

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    Federal Budget and U.S. Economic Challenges

    Former National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform Co-Chair Alan Simpson, Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter, and Travelers Insurance CEO Jay Fishman were interviewed by George…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Opening

    Q&A DISCUSSION WITH:
    Erskine Bowles, Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform
    Alan Simpson, Co-Chair, National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Fiscal Policy

    Panelists spoke about fiscal policy and potential ways to reduce the national debt. They also spoke about the state of teh economy, financial regulatory reforms being considered by…

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    Global Economic Prospects

    The Peterson Institute held its semiannual session on “Global Economic Prospects.” David Stockton presented the outlook for the U.S. economy, saying there were signs the U.S.…

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    Federal Budget and National Debt

    Senator Rob Portman (R-OH), Representative Xavier Becerra (D-CA), a journalist, and a communications professor talked about the national debt and the federal budget. They also…

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    Budget Reform Policy Forum, Part 1

    Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered…

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    U.S.-India Relations

    India Ambassador to the U.S. Meera Shankar delivered remarks on U.S-India relations, responses to the global economic crisis, international trade issues, and India’s role in the…

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    Federal Budget and the National Debt, Health Care Panel

    Panelists spoke about health care reform legislation, the potential impact of new health care regulations on the economy, and the overall effect on the national debt. 

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    Global Economic Agenda

    Lael Brainard talked about maintaining U.S. economic recovery, repairing the global financial system, and the world economy. Following her remarks she answered questions from the…

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    World Economy and Policy

    Christine Lagarde talked about the state of the global economy. She said the IMF (International Monetary Fund) would likely forecast an overall downward economic trend globally,…

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    Russian Political and Economic Issues

    Russian Federation Deputy Prime Minister Igor Shuvalov spoke about the state of the Russian economy, the upcoming G-20 summit in Pittsburgh, and his country’s efforts to join the…

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    Budget Reform Policy Fourm, Part 2

    Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered…

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    Spanish Financial Crisis

    Matías Rodríguez Inciarte talked about the Spanish financial crisis in the context of the Eurozone financial crisis. He is a director of Banco Santander, the largest bank in…

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    Greek Debt Crisis

    Greek Finance Minister Evangelos Venizelos talked about his country’s financial situation at Peterson Institute for International Economics. He took over as finance minister on…

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    Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti Remarks

    Italian Prime Minister Mario Monti spoke about the economic situation in his country and Europe, and how those may affect the world economy.

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    Elements of Financial Reform

    Paul Volcker, former Federal Reserve chair, spoke about financial regulation reform. In his remarks he said that financial firms must face the real threat of closure for any new…

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