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    Inequality and Instability

    James Galbraith talked about his book, Inequality and Instability: A Study of the World Economy Just Before the Great Crisis. He used some graphs during his presentation, and then was…

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    Federal Reserve Reform, Economists Panel

    Economists testified on legislative proposals that either reform abolish the Federal Reserve System.

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    The Predator State

    James K. Galbraith, a professor of public affairs at the University of Texas at Austin, spoke about his book, The Predator State. Professor Galbraith spoke about economic policies, debates,…

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    The Great Society Legislative Programs

    Scholars and contemporaries participated in a symposium on the Johnson presidency to mark the 25th anniversary of the inauguration of Lyndon Johnson as president of the U.S. The panel…

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    Deficits and the U.S. Economy

    James Galbraith talked about the U.S. economy and its recovery from recession. Professor Galbraith contends that the economy needs more stimulus, that the government should get more people…

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    Independence of the Federal Reserve

    Witnesses testified about proposals to expand the role and authority of the Federal Reserve. The new powers would give the Federal Reserve responsibility for identifying systemic risks and…

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    Economic Theories for a Global Recovery

    A panel discussion was held on the origins of the global recession and what the financial sector will look like in a post-recession economy. Topics included regulation and government’s role…

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    Housing Market and the Economy

    The panelists discussed issues currently unfolding in the U.S. economy. Topics included the housing market and its credit bubbles, global economics, productivity rates, stocks and bonds,…

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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…

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    Economic Recovery

    Two panels discussed the state of the U.S. economy. Among the topics addressed were job growth, interest rates, and economic recovery efforts. Mr. Lilly moderated the first panel. Ms. Butts…

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    War and the Economy

    Professor Galbraith talked about how the Democratic Party should address the war on terrorism, the economy and other policy issues. He also criticized President Bush’s economic policies. He…

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    Building for a Sound Economy

    Mr. Galbraith talked about the U.S. economy following September terrorist attacks on the U.S. following his remarks he answered questions from the audience.

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    The U.S. Economy

    In a luncheon address, Mr. Galbraith spoke about the origins of the current recession, the impacts of terrorist attacks on the U.S. economy, and the role of the Federal Reserve in managing…

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    News Review

    Mr. Galbraith talked about current events and news of the day. He also responded to viewer comments and questions.

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    Open Phones

    Telephone lines were open for audience comments discussing the news of the day including the Clinton legacy. Mr. Galbrath also commented by via telephone about headline news stories.

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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…

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    U.S. Monetary Policy Part 2

    Committee members heard from several economists representing various economic interests concerning future monetary policy. They stressed that the U.S. economy is peforming very well and that…

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    Federal Budget Deficit Reduction

    The Joint Economic Committee met to hear testimony on the economic impact of deficit reduction. Witnesses include James Galbraith of the University of Texas and representatives of the…

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    U.S. Economy

    James K. Galbraith discussed the U.S. economy, the government’s role in taxing and budgeting, and his book “Balancing Acts: Technology, Finance, and the American Future.” Galbraith also…

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