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  • Presidentelect Biden Calls for Robust Relief Package As He Introduces Economic Team
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    President-elect Biden Introduces Economic Team

    President-elect Joe Biden introduced key economic advisers and nominees to serve in his incoming administration. Nominees included former Federal Reserve chair Janet Yellen for treasury…

  • Middle Class and the Economy
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    Middle Class and the Economy

    Two panels of experts, including former government officials, talked about transformation of the middle class due to the changing economy. This event was part of a Brookings…

  • House Democrats Hold Forum on Tax Reform
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    House Democratic Forum on Tax Reform

    Democratic members of the House Ways and Means Committee heard from witnesses about the Republican tax reform proposal. Among them was Bruce Bartlett, an author and former deputy assistant Treasury…

  • Vanessa Williamson Discusses emRead My Lipsem
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    Read My Lips

    Vanessa Williamson talked about her book Read My Lips: Why Americans Are Proud to Pay Taxes, in which she examines Americans attitudes on the U.S. tax system in her book. Through a national…

  • Philippe Aghion and Heather Boushey Discuss Economic Growth and Inequality
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    Economic Growth and Inequality

    French economist Philippe Aghion talked about economic growth, taxation, and inequality in the U.S. and Europe, followed by a response from Heather Boushey, who served as chief economist for…

  • Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Holds Second Day of Hearings
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    Democratic Platform Drafting Committee Hearing, Day 2 Morning Session

    The 2016 Democratic Platform Drafting Committee held its second day of hearings to listen to party officials and policy experts on education, jobs, and the economy. “Moving America Forward:…