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    European Union Outlook

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on on the future of the European Union (EU) and U.S.-EU relations. Discussion was focused on the consequences of Greek financial crisis on the EU and…

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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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    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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    Greek Elections and European Debt Crisis

    Panelists talked about the Greek election results and its potential effects on the European debt crisis. They focused on the causes of the crisis and the prevention of future…

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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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    Competition in Telecommunications

    Richard Elkus talked about his book Winner Take All: How Competitiveness Shapes the Fate of Nations (Basic Books; July 7, 2008). He shared his views on how globalization has affected the…

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    Global Travel and Tourism Summit

    Nick Gowing moderated a panel of travel industry executives, government officials, and business consultants on international travel to the U.S. and the impact of global terrorism on the…

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