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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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    Perspective from Alan Greenspan

    Former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan spoke about the mortgage market. Following brief remark she answered questions from the audience.
    This was the luncheon keynote speech of…

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    Capital Markets and the Fiscal Cliff

    Robert Greifeld talked about the the impact of the “fiscal cliff” on capital markets. The “fiscal cliff” referred to impending tax increases and budget cuts at…

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    Financial Regulations Law

    Following Charles Taylor’s opening remarks, Michael Barr talked about the 2008 financial crisis and actions taken in response to the crisis through the 2010 financial regulations…

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    U.S. Residential Mortgage Market

    Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner spoke about the report released that day by the Obama administration, Reforming America’s Housing Finance Market: A Report to Congress, on…

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    Economic Lessons of the Great Depression

    Christina Romer outlined lessons that can be learned from the Great Depression and applied to the current economy. Before she joined the Obama Administration, Dr. Romer taught…

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    State of U.S. Financial Markets

    Sheila Bair delivered keynote remarks on the current state of the markets and possible policy solutions for alleviating the current credit crisis. 

    Following her presentation, Martin…

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    Budget Deficit Reform

    Panelists talked about resolving uncertainty in the federal government budget process in order to promote innovation. 
    This forum was part of a Brookings Institution forum titled…

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    Manufacturing and American Jobs

    Panelists talked about increasing American manufacturing. Topics included creating new trade agreements, training programs, policy changes to encourage investment, and what can be…

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    Budget Reform Policy Fourm, Part 2

    Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered…

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    Manufacturing Exports and the Economy

    Panelists talked about approaches to expanding U.S. manufacturing and exports. Topics included investments in education, infrastructure, and U.S. global competitiveness. Panelists…

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    September 2008 Financial Collapse

    Panelists talked about the government’s response to the 2008 financial crisis. Topics included when the government should or should not intervene, the condition of current…

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    Recent Credit and Loan Industry Practices

    A panel discussion was held on subprime credit practices of the past two years and the lessons learned for lending institutions and investors. Topics included lending standards,…

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    Economic Recovery Plan, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified about federal efforts to resolve turmoil in the financial markets and stabilize the economy. They also talked about consumer confidence, access to credit by…

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    Obama Administration Economic Program

    Lawrence Summers talked about the Obama administration’s economic program and the prospects for the American economy. In his remarks he said that consumer spending showed signs…

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    Financial Markets & Credit Industry

    Several economists have said that the worst of the credit crunch is over, but questions remain as to what caused such a dramatic economic decline and how to prevent another from occurring…

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    Outsourcing and Insourcing

    A panel of economists discussed the impact of outsourcing and insourcing on the U.S. economy and its relationship with the broader global economy. They noted that many jobs that have…

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    Social Issues After the Persian Gulf War

    Panel members addressed domestic social issues following the Persian Gulf war in the first annual seminar on U.S. domestic and foreign policy issues sponsored by the University of Maryland…

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    Government Debt and Fiscal Policy

    Panelists talked about budget reform and strategies to reduce the national debt. They also responded to questions from the audience.

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    U.S. Economy and Housing Market

    Treasury Undersecretary David McCormick talked about the economy and the housing market. In his remarks he said the economy continued to grow at a moderate and that the greatest threat…

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