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    Future of the Federal Reserve

    Economists and investors advocated abolishing the Federal Reserve system and talked about alternatives to the Rederal Reserve. They talked about the role of government in shaping…

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    U.S. and the World Economy

    Economist Richard Rahn spoke about the state of the U.S. and global economy. Among the topics he addressed were the European debt crisis, tax policy, managing national debt, and…

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    Strength of U.S. Dollar

    Richard Rahn talked about the strength of the U.S. dollar and its impact on other currencies and commodities such as oil and gold. He responded to telephone calls and electronic…

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    Exchange Rates & New Strategic Alliances

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    World Economic Conditions

    Economists and investors spoke about the causes of the 2008 financial crisis and the current state of the global economy. They talked about a number of issues including the size of…

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    Reagan Tax Cuts Ten Years Later

    A number of economists and administration officials discussed the legacy of the Reagan administration’s Economic Recovery Tax Act, which reduced income taxes 25 percent for all tax…

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    Review of the 1986 Tax Reform Act

    The committee reviewed the impact, effectiveness and fairness of the 1986 Tax Reform Act. Senator Bradley and Representative Gephardt, co-sponsors of the act, testified.

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    The Kemp-Roth Tax Cuts

    Panelists examined the Kemp-Roth tax cut legislation, authored by then congressman Jack Kemp (R-NY) and Republican Senator William Roth during President Reagan’s…

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    Deficit Reduction & Its Implications

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    U.S. Economic Competitiveness

    Mr. Smith recently completed “Challenge to America,” a documentary on U.S. competitiveness and economic strength for PBS. He argued that the U.S. government should…

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    Alternatives to Federal Income Tax Part 2

    Committee members heard testimony on several alternative tax proposals, including a flat-rate income tax and a national sales tax.

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    State of the United States Economy

    Mr. Rahn and Mr. Faux discussed the performance of the United States economy and the future outlook for the economy. The United States Chamber of Commerce, for the first time…

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    Budget Deficit Elimination without New Taxes

    In this lively roundtable leaders of the House and Senate budget committees and a conservative and a liberal economist debate and discuss whether the federal budget deficit can be…

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    Costs of Excessive Government Regulation

    The House Republican Conference sponsored a hearing on the costs of government regulations on the average American and American business. Economists and public policy scholars spoke on…

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    Economic Policies for the 90's

    The second program is entitled “Growth or Gridlock - Do We Face a National Infrastructure Crisis?”

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    Review of the 1986 Tax Reform Act

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    Impact of U.S. Economic Policy

    Panelists discussed the U.S. economic policy development process and its impact on the rest of the world.

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    Economy & Budget: Dukakis or Bush?

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    Outlook for Jobs and Economy

    In the second of two hearings held that morning, the committee heard testimony from Mr. Greenberg, Mr. Sinai, and Mr. Rahn concerning the outlook for jobs and the economy…

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