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    Book Discussion on After the Music Stopped

    Professor Alan Blinder talked about his book, After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead, in which he argues that the 2008 financial crisis resulted…

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    Outlook for U.S. and Global Economy

    Economists told the Senate Budget Committee that they expected modest economic growth over 2012, but they all agreed that the economic recovery was fragile. They pointed to uncertainty…

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    Troubled Assets Relief Program, Panel 3

    Academics testified about the Troubled Asset Relief Program being managed by the Treasury Department, as well as other initiatives taken by the Federal Reserve and the Federal Deposit…

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    Federal Reserve Chair Bernanke on the U.S. Economy

    Ben Bernanke talked about the state of the U.S. economy. He urged Congress and President Obama to reach an agreement to avert the “fiscal cliff,” referring to impending tax…

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    Clinton Administration Budget Negotiations

    Panelists talked about the Clinton administration’s economic policies, focusing on the 1993 budget battle and the negotiations associated with it. They also focused on the…

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    Mortgage and Housing Market Rescue Legislation, Day 1

    In the first day of the hearing, federal regulators, academics, and economists testified about draft legislation of the economic, mortgage and housing rescue plan announced the previous…

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    Currency Creation

    The subcommittee heard testimony on the creation of currency and the future of money. They talked about possible changes in the shape and character of the media of exchange via…

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    Book Discussion on A Term at the Fed: An Insider's View

    Mr. Meyer talked about his book A Term at the Fed: An Insider’s View, published by HarperBusiness. Through accounts of his daily actions as a Governor of the Federal Reserve…

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    Democratic Economic Agenda

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and economic experts spoke to the press about the housing and energy crises as well as what can be done to stimulate the economy in response to the…

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    Federal Reserve Appointments

    Secretary of the Treasury Lloyd Bentsen briefed the media and took questions on President Clinton’s recommendations for the Federal Reserve. The president has nominated…

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    Clinton Economic Conference

    Several economists and business leaders spoke during the opening session of the economic conference called by the Clinton presidential transition team in the Robinson Convention Center in…

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    Economic Challenges to the Middle Class

    The committee examined the impact of middle class economic insecurity on long-term economic growth. Among the topics they addressed were levels of employment, corporate executive pay,…

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    Democratic Platform Hearing, Morning Session

    Participants and committee members spoke about various measures to be included in the Democratic Party platform. Among the issues addressed were gun control, the economy, health care…

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    World Economic Situation

    International economy experts testified about the growing financial crises in Russia, Asia and Latin. They discussed the effects of these economic problems on the U.S., Western Europe…

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    U.S. Economic Forecast

    President Clinton briefed the media on his economic report. The President indicated that the American economy is on the path to renewal, and that we now have the “best…

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    Economic Outlook in 1988

    The Joint Economic Committee heard testimony from experts in the field of economics on their opinion of the economic forecast for 1988. The panelists included two prominent professors and…

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    Presidential Candidate Tax Policies

    Panelists discuss the tax policies of the five leading presidential candidates, attempting to discern what is in store for the American taxpayer following election day.

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    Democratic Committee Daily Briefing

    Democratic leaders and activists spoke to reporters about the proceedings of the Republican National Convention and Republican policy proposals, saying the event staged to mislead the…

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    Securities and Exchange Commission Nomination

    During his confirmation hearing to become chairman of the Securities and Exchange Commission, Mr. Levitt outlined his philosophy on U.S. monetary policy and took questions concerning…

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    State of the U.S. Economy

    The current and former chairmen of the White House Council of Economic Advisers testified about the health of the U.S. economy. Committee members questioned reports that the economy is…

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