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  • Ben Bernanke and Lawrence Summers Discuss Monetary Policy
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    Monetary Policy and Inflation

    The Brookings Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy held a discussion on the role inflation plays in shaping U.S. monetary policy. In this session, experts including former Federal…

  • Lawrence Summers and Robert Barro Discuss Economic Recovery Since 2008
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    Economic Recovery Since 2008

    Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and Harvard Economics Professor Robert Barro talked about the future of economic growth. Both leaders agreed that corporate tax reform and…

  • Discussion on Growing Income Inequality
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    Economy and Income Inequality

    Larry Summers and Ed Balls, chairs of the Inclusive Prosperity Commission (IPC), spoke about a report released by the IPC aimed at reinvigorating the middle class and reducing income inequality. They…

  • LongTerm US Economic Strategy
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    Long-Term U.S. Economic Strategy

    Lawrence Summers talked about long-term U.S. economic strategy. Among his statements he said that doing away with President Obama’s payroll tax cut was not a good idea in the current economic situation, and called…

  • Lawrence Summers Interview
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    Lawrence Summers Interview

    Lawrence Summers was interviewed at an Atlantic summit on economic recovery in the United States and globally. He said the economic growth rate over the next decade would determine the levels of…

  • Future of US Innovation
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    Future of U.S. Innovation

    Panelists talked about the role of government in fostering innovation, and the impact of science and discovery on the U.S. economy.

  • Larry Summers Remarks on the US Economy
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    Larry Summers Remarks on the U.S. Economy

    White House economic adviser Lawrence Summers talked about the U.S. economy. He said he expected low consumer demand to continue for several years, and he recommended greater emphasis on…

  • Larry Summers on Job Creation and Economic Growth
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    Larry Summers on Job Creation and Economic Growth

    White House senior economic adviser Larry Summers talked about how the government can contribute to economic growth and job creation through technology, including ongoing development of the…

  • Future of US Jobs
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    Future of U.S. Jobs

    Charlie Rose moderated a discussion with Michael Bloomberg and Lawrence Summers on creating U.S. jobs. Topics included the current job picture, the 2008 economic crisis, executive…

  • US Economy
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    U.S. Economy

    Witnesses testified about the state of the U.S. economy, economic forecasts, and a Congressional Budget Office Report with recommendations for future economic policies. They also talked…

  • Democratic Economic Agenda
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    Democratic Economic Agenda

    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and economic experts spoke to the press about the housing and energy crises as well as what can be done to stimulate the economy in response to the president’s…

  • Democratic Economic Agenda
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    Democratic Economic Agenda

    Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Chairman Barney Frank of the House Financial Services Committee, Democratic Caucus Chair Rahm Emanuel and other senior Democrats and participants in an Economic Forum…

  • Economic Challenges to the Middle Class
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    Economic Challenges to the Middle Class

    The committee examined the impact of middle class economic insecurity on long-term economic growth. Among the topics they addressed were levels of employment, corporate executive pay, the…

  • The US Economy
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    The U.S. Economy

    Secretary Summers spoke about efforts to keep the nation’s economic growth going, the budget surplus, and the congressional budget plans. He also answered audience questions.

  • The New Economy and Productivity
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    The New Economy and Productivity

    Following opening remarks by President Clinton, participants talked about the state of the economy and future economic prospects. They said that the economy should remain strong and that…

  • Fiscal Year 2001 Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2001 Budget

    Secretary Summers, with the help of Ms. Mathews, testified on issues in the administration’s budget recommendations including the marriage tax penalty, Medicare, and the future of Social…

  • US Economic Growth
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    U.S. Economic Growth

    Secretary Summers talked about the future of U.S. economic development. He focused on the progress that the government has made to reduce deficits and government spending. He stressed that…

  • Climate Change Policy and US Economy
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    Climate Change Policy and U.S. Economy

    Deputy Secretary Summers and other economic experts discussed the impact of climate policy on the U.S. economy. They examined various economic incentives to reduce carbon emissions and how…

  • The World Economy in the Year 2000
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    The World Economy in the Year 2000

    Representatives of U.S. European governmental financial institutions discussed international trade, including emerging markets in the developing world, the future of social welfare states…

  • Campaign Economic Issues
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    Campaign Economic Issues

    The participants discussed the U.S. economy, analyzing the effect it will have on the 1996 presidential

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