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    $787 Billion Economic Stimulus Plan

    William Niskasen talked about the $787 billion economic stimulus plan and responded to telephone calls and electronic mail. He was one of several economists who signed their names to a recent…

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    Evaluation of Social Class in the U.S.

    David Broder of the Washington Post moderated this panel on the declining importance of class in the U.S. The panelists examined how much class origins determines a citizen’s chances to succeed…

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    Forum on Measuring the Economy

    The Center for Strategic and International Studies hosted a forum on the cconomy and how well the gross domestic product (GDP) measures economic performance and the economic status of…

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    U.S. Economy in the 1990s

    In a panel discussion titled, “The Economy in the 1990s: What Went Wrong in the Bush/Clinton Era,” participants discussed the recent performance of the U.S. economy. They examined the Bush…

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    State of the U.S. Economy

    The current and former chairmen of the White House Council of Economic Advisers testified about the health of the U.S. economy. Committee members questioned reports that the economy is…

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    U.S. Economic Issues

    Economists and economic analysts spoke in a forum sponsored by the Concord Coalition, an organization dedicated to putting America’s economic problems in the forefront of public policy…

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    U.S. Economy

    William Niskanen, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the 1980's, responded to telephone callers' questions on proposals to stimulate the moribund U.S. economy. He stated his…

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    Twenty Years of Wage and Price Controls

    The Heritage Foundation sponsored a forum examining the effect of President Nixon’s wage and price controls on the economy and the country since they went into effect August 15, 1971. The wage…

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    State of the Economy

    The discussion includes the threat of inflation and rising interest rates.

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    American Economy After Reagan

    In an event hosted by the CATO Institute, Murray Weidenbaum the former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors at the CATO Institute spoke about his book “The American Economy After…

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    Evaluating Reagan's Economic Policies

    National Economists Club Educational Foundation led a panel discussion on "Evaluation Reagans Economists Policies". Cato Institute President William Niskanen and Wall Street Journal…

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    Federal Deficit Reduction

    The National Economic Commission met to discuss federal deficit reduction. Witnesses included Solomon Brothers Vice President Steve Bell and economist Alice Rivlin.

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    State of U.S. Economy

    Guests talked about the economic situation in the United States. They agreed that while there is continued growth, some areas of the economy are struggling. They answered viewers' questions.

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    Reaganomics

    William Niskanen, the Chairman of the Cato Institute, offered a review of economic policy of the Reagan administration. He first outlined the general strategy of “Reaganomics” then offered what he…

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