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    Approaches to Economic Growth

    Matthew Mitchell and Isabel Sawhill discussed two philosophies of thought on improving the economy, and they responded to telephone calls and electronic communications. One philosophy…

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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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    Rebuilding Our Competitiveness

    Several economists spoke in a panel discussion entitled, “Rebuilding Our Competitiveness,” in the symposium entitled, “America’s Agenda: Rebuilding Economic Strength.” The economists spoke…

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    Media Exaggeration of the Recession

    Panelists discussed media coverage of the economy in a symposium held by the American University School of Communication entitled, “Gloom and Doom: Have the Media Exaggerated the Recession?”

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    Securing Prosperity

    Mr. Thurow and Mr. Marshall addressed an audience of prominent Democrats at the annual Democratic Issues Conference in Piney Point, Maryland, sponsored by the House Democratic Caucus. The issue…

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    U.S. Economy

    The committee heard testimony on economic recovery legislation introduced to the Senate by Sen. Kennedy that would attempt to stimulate the economy by providing $170 billion in domestic…

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    Tax Issues and Economic Growth

    The House Ways and Means Committee heard its fourth day of testimony on proposals to stimulate the economy with tax incentives and cuts for parts of the American population. Witnesses…

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    America and the World in the 1990s

    Panelists discussed the lack of investment in the economy. Dr. Lester Thurow addressed the Economic Policy Institute on “Investing in America’s Future: The Neglected Domestic Agenda.”

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    Evaluating Reagan's Economic Policies

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