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  • Corporate Responsibility
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    Corporate Responsibility

    Senator Sarbanes and others spoke to reporters about recent corporate financial mismanagement and proposed legislation to enforce stricter regulations for corporate governance. Following…

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  • The Federal Reserve System
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    The Federal Reserve System

    Participants talked about the history and performance of the Federal Reserve, focusing on Alan Greenspan’s tenure as chairman. Among the topics they addressed were the power of the…

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  • The Global Economy and America
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    The Global Economy and America

    Participants discussed how global trade effects the U.S. economy. They focused on the overproduction of goods in the world which resulted in price increases. They also discussed the need…

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  • UAW National Community Action Program Part 2
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    UAW National Community Action Program Part 2

    Members of Congress, economists and representatives of labor unions gathered at the UAW National Community Action Program to express their support for labor issues and the importance of the…

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  • Democratic Party Future Part 1
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    Democratic Party Future Part 1

    Participants discussed how the Democratic Party can create a new agenda to unite a majority of U.S. citizens to promote more economic opportunity and equality. They also examined how…

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  • Newspaper Roundtable
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    Newspaper Roundtable

    In the newspaper roundtable, Mr. Faux and Mr. Williams talked about current news stories of interest to them, especially those relating to economics, and took audience calls, faxes and…

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  • Newspaper Roundtable
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    Newspaper Roundtable

    Mr. Faux and Mr. Wanniski discussed current economic issues including the capital gains tax. They also responded to questions and comments from telephone callers.

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  • Democratic Balanced Budget Proposal
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    Democratic Balanced Budget Proposal

    The Democratic congressional leaders spoke about their proposal for balancing the budget. They stressed, as they did during the congressional campaign, that their plan contains more funds for…

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  • Balanced Budget Amendment
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    Balanced Budget Amendment

    The panelists discussed the proposed Balanced Budget Amendment in a forum titled, “A Matter of Survival: Avoiding the Balanced Budget Trap and Protecting Social Security.”

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  • Social Security Issues
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    Social Security Issues

    Economists and professors discussed privatizing the Social Security system in a forum titled, “A Matter of Survival: Avoiding the Balanced Budget Trap and Protecting Social Security.”…

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  • Corporate Responsibility
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    Corporate Responsibility

    Rep. Bonior spoke about how the Congress and president can resolve the budget impasse and about corporate responsibility to citizens. He criticized the Republican budget proposal and also…

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  • Saving Medicare from the Republicans
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    Saving Medicare from the Republicans

    Rep. Gephardt contrasted Democratic and Republican proposals for reforming the Medicare system. He emphasized that this debate is so crucial that it is the most important debate in the…

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  • Robert Reich Roast
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    Robert Reich Roast

    In honor of the Economic Policy Institute, friends and peers roasted its founder, Labor Secretary Robert Reich. Humorous remarks were made by a number of economists, journalists, and…

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  • Balanced Budget Amendment
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    Balanced Budget Amendment

    tThe participants discussed their opposition to the Balanced Budget Amendment to the constitution. Following their prepared remarks, they answered questions from the press.

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  • School Choice Issues
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    School Choice Issues

    Officials discussed the release of a book, \f2School Choice: Examining the Evidence\fR, published by the institute. The book analyzes school choice programs in terms of relative academic…

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  • Economic Nationalism Report
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    Economic Nationalism Report

    Participants analyzed the institute’s report which reviewed public opinion data to describe public views of economic policy. The economic nationalism, which the data indicated, belies the…

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  • Impact of Interest Rates on Investments
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    Impact of Interest Rates on Investments

    Several economists spoke in a forum to introduce a report on the relationship between interest rates and the level of investment in the economy. The report focused on what factors influence…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    Correspondents, representatives of manufacturing and labor groups, and legislators participated in a forum on the North American Free Trade Agreement during a symposium entitled, “Towards a New…

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  • Infrastructure Investment
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    Infrastructure Investment

    The House subcommittee on Economic Development called this meeting as the first in a series of hearings on short term and long term strategies for domestic spending.

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  • Clinton Economic Conference
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    Clinton Economic Conference

    Economists and business leaders discussed initiatives for short and long term investment in the U.S. economy in the first session of the second day of the economic conference in Little Rock…

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