Robert J. Shapiro

Robert J. Shapiro

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Robert J. Shapiro was an Undersecretary for Economic Affairs in the Department of Commerce with 54 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1987 Journalists' Roundtable as a Correspondent for the U.S. News and World Report. The year with the most videos was 1994 with six videos as a Vice President for Economic Studies in the Progressive Policy Institute. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2018 with an average of 3,123 views per program. Most appearances with Will Marshall (5), Rudolph G. Penner (3), Elaine C. Kamarck (3). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Tax Policy, Federal Budget.

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2008 - Present Co-Founder and Co-Chair, Sonecon

Videos: 4 c. January 1, 2006 - Present Chair, Globalization Initiative, NDN

Videos: 3 January 1, 2012 - Present Adviser, International Monetary Fund

Videos: 1 c. June 16, 1989 - Present Vice President, Economic Studies, Progressive Policy Institute

Videos: 36


Undersecretary, Economic Affairs, Department of Commerce c. September 20, 2000 - c. December 31, 2001 Videos: 7 Adviser, Economic Affairs, Dukakis Presidential Campaign c. October 11, 1988 - c. June 16, 1989 Videos: 1 Correspondent, [U.S. News and World Report] c. November 6, 1987 - c. October 11, 1988 Videos: 2

Recent Appearances

  • Trump Administration Postal Service Task Force

    Trump Administration Postal Service Task Force

    The Lexington Institute held a forum on the Trump administration' s Postal Service Task Force. Panelists talked about ways…

  • Trade Deficits

    Trade Deficits

    Panelists talked about trade deficits and whether they are good or bad for the U.S. economy. Robert Shapiro, former under…

  • U.S. Postal Service

    U.S. Postal Service

    Panelists talked about the future of the U.S. Postal Service. Topics included the current health of the institution and…

  • Income Over the Last Four Decades

    Income Over the Last Four Decades

    Rob Shapiro outlined the results of his study on Americans' incomes. He found that earnings grew steadily from the 1970s until the the 2000s,…

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