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  • Transatlantic Trade Panel 4
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    Transatlantic Trade, Panel 4

    Panelists discussed the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) which was being negotiated between the U.S. and the European Union. Topics included public opinion and government transparency over the…

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

    Urban Institute scholars talked about the impact of the current economic climate on children. Among the topics they addressed were the role of the federal government, entitlement reform,…

  • US Economy and Federal Debt
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    U.S. Economy and Federal Debt

    Ben Bernanke made the keynote address at a conference on the U.S. economy and the federal debt ceiling. In his remarks he said that “failing to raise the debt ceiling in a timely way would be…

  • Budget Reform Policy Fourm Part 2
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    Budget Reform Policy Fourm, Part 2

    Participants spoke about the federal budget deficit, U.S. fiscal policy, the impact of economic stimulus legislation on the economy, and financial market regulation. They also answered…

  • Future of US and Global Economies
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    Future of U.S. and Global Economies

    A policy forum on the future of the American and global economies called “Will the Economic Sky Fall?” was held in the Hart Senate Office Building. Participants discussed the international…