Alan Krueger Remarks
Alan Krueger spoke about fiscal policy and deficit reduction. He emphasized the damage sequestration budget cuts would have on the… read more
Alan Krueger spoke about fiscal policy and deficit reduction. He emphasized the damage sequestration budget cuts would have on the U.S. economy, and that the longer they remained in effect the greater the economic damage would be.
“The Economic Case for A Balanced Approach to Fiscal Policy” was a presentation at the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) 2013 Economic Policy Conference held in the Washington Court Hotel.*
“Sequestration,” a legal procedure in which every federal agency has the same percentage of its budget cut in order to take back deficit spending, was agreed to in the Budget Control Act of 2011 and scheduled to happen on March 1, 2013. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Krueger, Alan Chair White House->Council of Economic Advisers
National Association for Business Economics Policy Conference
Alan Krueger spoke to business executives about the state of teh economy and the pace of economic recovery. Among…
Paul Volcker on Lessons from the 2008 Financial Crisis
Former Federal Reserve Board of Governors Chairman Paul Volcker expressed concern about the United States' long-term…
Douglas Elmendorf Remarks on Fiscal Policy
Congressional Budget Office Director Douglas Elmendorf used charts as he talked about the budget outlook. He said…
Jacob Frenkel Remarks on the Global Economy
Jacob Frenkel talked about the different magatrends in the U.S. and European economies. He illustrated his…