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  • 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…

  • 2014 Economy Summit Domestic Economy Panel
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    2014 Economy Summit, Domestic Economy Panel

    Panelists talked about the U.S. economy and the federal budget. Speakers included Jared Bernstein, former economic adviser to Vice President Biden, Maya MacGuiness of the Committee for a Responsible…

  • State of US Labor Market
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    State of U.S. Labor Market

    The Center for American Progress held a forum on U.S. job creation. John Podesta and Robert Rubin made opening remarks. David Autor presented the findings of his report, “The Polarization of Job…

  • Jobs and the US Economy
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    Jobs and the U.S. Economy

    Panelists talked about the state of the economy, unemployment, economic stimulus programs, and the outlook for job growth. Senator Al Franken (D-MN) joined the closing portion of the panel…

  • Federal Spending on Infrastructure
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    Federal Spending on Infrastructure

    Heather Boushey talked about President Obama’s proposed infrastructure spending plan outlined in his State of The Union address, and the impact infrastructure spending could have on the economy.…

  • American Workers
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    American Workers

    The Center for American Progress held a forum on U.S. job creation. Panelists talked about the job creation and the state of the U.S. labor market. Afterward, they responded to audience…