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    Economic Costs of Climate Change

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew made remarks and participated in a discussion at a Hamilton Project forum on the economic effects of climate change. The event, which also included former…

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    Use of Technology in Primary Education

    Panelists talked about Benjamin Jones and Aaron Chatterji’s proposal to fund innovation and educational technology. It conducts rapid, low-cost evaluations of technologies and…

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    High School Graduation Rates

    Education professionals talked about proposals to raise high school graduation rates. Philip Oreopoulos began the discussion by outlining his research paper on the relationship between…

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    Secretary Arne Duncan Remarks on Education Reform

    Education Secretary Arne Duncan gave the keynote address at a forum on new approaches to improving the education system. He highlighted recent progress in kindergarten through 12 grade…

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    Charter School Successes and Failures

    Panelists reacted to economist Roland Fryer’s presentation of his research on five successful methods used at charter schools: frequency of teacher feedback, use of data to make…

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    U.S. Tax Policy

    Panelists talked about the case for U.S. tax reform. Topics included tax code simplification and fairness, the value-added tax, the corporate tax rate, and raising taxes to pay for…

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    U.S. Tax Policy Reform

    Panelists talked about the principles of tax reform. They discussed the elimination of deductions and exclusions, job creation and the corporate tax rate, and the possibility of reform…

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    Community Renewal, Academic Panel

    Scholars spoke about community development issues and programs and initiatives designed to provide economic relief, as well as to assist communities during the recession. They also…

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    Governor Granholm Remarks

    Michigan Governor Jennifer Granholm gave the keynote address at a conference on American community renewal focusing on community development programs and initiatives designed to provide…

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    Community Renewal, Mayors Panel

    Mayors spoke about community development issues and programs and initiatives designed to provide economic relief, and to assist communities during the recession. Among the issues they…

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    Brookings Institution - Opening Remarks

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    Infrastructure Investment

    Brookings Institution - Opening Remarks

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    Stimulating U.S. Economy

    Douglas Elmendorf presented the Hamilton Project briefing paper, If, When, How? Prospects for Fiscal Stimulus in the U.S. Economy. Former Secretary Rubin moderated a discussion on what…

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