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    2014 Economy Summit, Domestic Economy Panel

    Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Biden, Maya MacGuiness of the Committee for…

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    Debt and Deficit Reduction

    Fiscal policy scholars assessed the impact of deficit reduction on the economy. The speakers provided policy recommendations for reducing the deficit and achieving economic…

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    Congressional Agenda for President Obama's Second Term

    Panelists previewed the congressional agenda and Congress' relationship with President Obama in light of the 2012 election results. Former Labor Secretary Elaine Chao questioned…

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    Poverty in the United States

    Jared Bernstein and Charles Murray debated the role of government in addressing poverty and income inequality. Mr. Murray argued that communities work best with a traditional…

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    U.S. Manufacturing and Trade Policy

    Panelists at the Aspen Institute discussed U.S. manufacturing and trade policy.

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    January 2013 Tax Increases and Budget Cuts

    Journalists spoke about the “fiscal cliff” prompted by automatic spending cuts through sequestration and tax increases scheduled to commence at the beginning of 2013. They spoke…

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    Tax Credits and Welfare Programs

    Witnesses testified about U.S. tax credits and welfare programs, and whether the programs discouraged work and higher earnings for recipients. Iain Duncan Smith, the first sitting…

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    Book Discussion on Money Well Spent?

    Michael Grabell, author of Money Well Spent?: The Truth Behind the Trillion-Dollar Stimulus, the Biggest Economic Recovery Plan in History, talked about the “American Recovery and…

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    U.S. Economy and Job Creation, Business Owner and Academics

    Witnesses testified at a hearing on ideas to fix the U.S. economy. Among the topics they addressed were the impact of regulation of business and the economy, tax policy, and worker…

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    Future of Social Security

    Panelists offered their recommendations on changes needed to Social Security and how the politics surrounding the issue might play out in the 2012 elections. Among the topics they…

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