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  • Discussion Focuses on Health Care Costs and the Economy
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    Health Care Policy and the Economy

    Panelists examined between health care policies and measures of economic prosperity such as wages, labor force participation and national economic growth. Speakers included Jason Furman, chair of the White House…

  • QA with Robert J Samuelson
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    Q&A with Robert J. Samuelson

    Author and Washington Post columnist Robert J. Samuelson talked about his columns, as well as U.S. economic performance under President Obama

  • QA with Robert Samuelson
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    Q&A with Robert Samuelson

    Robert Samuelson spoke about the business of journalism and his experiences as a columnist for Newsweek magazine and the Washington Post. His columns concentrate on economics, politics, and…

  • US Economic Issues
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    U.S. Economic Issues

    Robert Samuelson talked about U.S. economic issues, including the economic impact of the new health care law, U.S. debt, Wall Street, and the status of the financial crisis. Mr. Samuelson…

  • News Coverage of Economic Issues
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    News Coverage of Economic Issues

    Financial journalists spoke about the state of the world economy, news coverage of financial stories during the recent recession, and ways in which debt and deficits affect governing. They…

  •  Robert Samuelson and Liaquat Ahamed on the Economic Crisis
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    Robert Samuelson and Liaquat Ahamed on the Economic Crisis

    Robert Samuelson and Liaquat Ahamed talked about their latest books and the current economic crisis. They answered questions from members of the audience following their remarks. Robert Samuelson…

  • emThe Great Inflation and Its Aftermathem
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    The Great Inflation and Its Aftermath

    Robert Samuelson talked about his book, The Great Inflation and it’s Aftermath, which is about the spiraling inflation that occurred in the U.S. between the 1960's and 1982. He discussed the…

  • Social Security
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    Social Security

    Panelists discussed the current Social Security system including it’s structure and projected financial solvency, the administration’s proposal for progressive indexing and personal…