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    Wages and Economic Growth, Panel Discussion

    Economic and labor analysts talked about raising wages for low-wage workers in the United States. Topics included the economic impact of raising wages, voluntary increases versus…

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    Wages and Economic Growth, Mark Bertolini

    Mark Bertolini delivered a keynote speech on wages, corporate behavior, and economic growth. Mr. Bertolini said AETNA’s employees had recently received as much as a 33…

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    U.S.-China Economic Relations

    Chinese Vice Minister of Finance Zhu Guangyao spoke at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Among his remarks he said that the 2008 financial crisis was still having an…

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    Treasury Secretary Lew on the Global Economic Outook

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew talked about about the state of the global economy and looked ahead to the upcoming International Monetary Fund and World Bank meetings. He said that the…

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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, 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 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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    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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    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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    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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    Government Debt and Fiscal Policy

    Panelists talked about budget reform and strategies to reduce the national debt. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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