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    Investments in Science and Innovation

    Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD) held a forum on strengthening investments in scientific research as a way to grow the economy and create…

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    Book Discussion on American Dreams

    Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL) appeared at FreedomFest in Las Vegas to discuss his book, American Dreams: Restoring Economic Opportunity for Everyone. FreedomFest is the largest libertarian…

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    Panel Discussion on Economics

    Panelists at the Harlem Book Fair talked about economics. Dalton Conley is the author of Being Black, Living in the Red: Race, Wealth, and Social Policy in America, William Tabb is the…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen presented her semiannual report on the current status of the economy and what monetary policy was doing to sustain the recovery to the Senate Banking…

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    Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen presented her semiannual report on monetary policy to the House Financial Services Committee. She answered several questions on interest rates, in…

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    President Roosevelt and the New Deal

    Professor Steve Voguit talked about the factors that led to the Great Depression and the actions that President Franklin D. Roosevelt took to help the American people and the economy during…

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    Patent System and the Economy

    Panelists talked about the U.S. patent system and its impact on innovation and the economy. They focused on ways the government can both reward innovators and protect the patent system…

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for viewer responses to the question, “What is the state of the American Dream?” Karlyn Bowman spoke by phone about her study on what it means to be…

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    Challenge to America

    This 1955 film was produced by several advertising associations to outline expected economic growth in the United States between 1955 and 1965. Using speeches and narration of President…

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    Weekly Presidential Address

    President Obama delivered his weekly address. He talked about initiatives for growing the economy and opening new avenues of opportunity for hardworking Americans such as those he…

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    Wall Street Journal CFO Network, Jason Furman

    Jason Furman was interviewed at a Wall Street Journal CFO Network day-long forum. He spoke about the U.S. economy and prospects for economic growth.

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    Wall Street Journal CFO Conference, World Bank President

    World Bank President Jim Yong Kim talked about the U.S. role in the global economy. Topics included how economies across the world connect with the U.S., international trade,…

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    Book Discussion on Disinherited

    Diana Furchtgott-Roth and Jared Meyer talked about their book Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America’s Young, in which they argue that government redistribution policies,…

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    U.S. Monetary Policy, Part 2

    Matthias Doepke and Veronika Selezneva presented their paper on the impact of monetary policy on the distribution of wealth across households, “Distributional Effects of Monetary…

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    After Words with Joseph Stiglitz

    Joseph Stiglitz talked about his book, The Great Divide: Unequal Societies and What We Can Do About Them, about the rising inequality in the United States and what can be done about…

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    Christine Lagarde on the U.S. Economy

    Christine Lagarde and others spoke at a news conference in which they announced the International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) annual assessment of the U.S. economy. The yearly report…

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    U.S. Monetary Policy, Part 1

    Economists presented three papers the effect on inequality of the practice of “quantitative easing,” a policy in which the Federal Reserve purchases bonds in order to stimulate…

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    Global Economic Volatility

    Financial investors and wealth managers talked about the outlook for the economy and when the Federal Reserve might raise interest rates. “The Return of Volatility: Canary in the Coal…

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    Income Inequality

    Michael Konczal and Scott Winship talked about income inequality in the U.S. Among other topics they discussed its root causes, and what can be done about the issue.

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    First Quarter Economic Growth

    Eamon Javers talked about the slowing down of the economy in the first quarter after accelerating for much of 2014. The Commerce Department reported the gross domestic product grew 0.2…

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