Advice to U.S. President on Competitiveness

Corporate leaders talked about the economy. According to research by the International Monetary Fund, recessions following financial… read more

Corporate leaders talked about the economy. According to research by the International Monetary Fund, recessions following financial crises driven by a collapse in housing prices are historically more severe than those of a cyclical nature. Panelists discussed how the new Obama administration could ensure that the U.S. retains its competitive edge in the midst of a downturn in housing prices and a fall in consumer spending. Michael Porter moderated.

The panel answered questions from the audience. 

“Advice to the U.S. President on Competitiveness” was a panel at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2009, which had the theme “Shaping the Post-Crisis World.” close

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Program ID:
283754-2
Category:
International Telecasts
Format:
Forum
Location:
Davos, Switzerland
First Aired:
Feb 17, 2009
Last Aired:
Feb 18, 2009

Airing Details

  • Feb 17, 2009 | 8:01pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2009 | 1:38am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Feb 18, 2009 | 2:03pm EST | C-SPAN 2

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