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    Emerging Economies in 2013

    Panelists talked about emerging economies such as China and India in comparison to the U.S. New York University professor and author of White Man’s Burden William Easterly debated…

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    Peter Orszag on the Federal Budget

    Peter Orszag was interviewed at The Economist's “World in 2013 Festival.” He said concerns over the “fiscal cliff” had been overblown, and that the focus should…

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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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    Washington Ideas Forum, Day 1, Part 2

    White House officials, journalists, and business leaders spoke about a wide range of issues including broadcast network news, the Obama administration’s record, the economy, the 2012…

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    U.S. Economy and Job Creation

    The McKinsey Global Institute held a forum on its study of future U.S. job creation. Charles Kolb and Austan Goolsbee made opening remarks on the current economic situation, and James…

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    Economic Policy in 2010

    The Economist held its first “The World In” conference, featuring predictions about the trends and events that will shape 2010. Austan Goolsbee and Carmen Reinhart spoke about…

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    Consumers and Economic Issues

    Ms. Beddoes spoke about her story "Getting Worried Downtown", which examined the role the consumer would play should the U.S. economy head into recession. She responded to…

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    The Economy and Jobs

    A panel of economists discussed connections between the economy and unemployment. Mr. Mankiw spoke about the relationship between unemployment and the growth of the Gross Domestic…

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    Book Discussion on Rational Exuberance

    Mr. Mandel discussed his book, Rational Exuberance: Silencing the Enemies of Growth, published by HarperBusiness, which examines the notion that it is possible for economies to grow…

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    The Politics of Trade Policy

    White House chiefs of staff talked about global trade and economic policy. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of trade policies on the U.S. economy, efforts to establish…

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    Impact of War on the Economy

    Panelists talked about the economic impact of war with Iraq, including the impact of previous wars on the economy, the impact observed up to that point in time, and the probable future…

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