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  • Treasury Secretary Jack Lew on Climate Change Costs
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    Economic Costs of Climate Change

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew made remarks and participated in a discussion at a Hamilton Project forum on the economic effects of climate change. The event, which also included former U.S.…

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  • Modernizing the Military Budget
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    Modernizing the Military Budget

    Former defense and foreign policy officials talked about cuts to the U.S. defense budget, maintaining national security, and modernizing the military budget. Among the topics they addressed…

    748 views
  • Use of Technology in Primary Education
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    Use of Technology in Primary Education

    Panelists talked about Benjamin Jones and Aaron Chatterji’s proposal to fund innovation and educational technology. It conducts rapid, low-cost evaluations of technologies and report the…

    330 views
  • High School Graduation Rates
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    High School Graduation Rates

    Education professionals talked about proposals to raise high school graduation rates. Philip Oreopoulos began the discussion by outlining his research paper on the relationship between…

    243 views
  • US Tax Policy Reform
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    U.S. Tax Policy Reform

    Panelists talked about the principles of tax reform. They discussed the elimination of deductions and exclusions, job creation and the corporate tax rate, and the possibility of reform…

    121 views
  • Local and State Innovation
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    Local and State Innovation

    Panelists talked about the importance of developing local level economies. This program was part of a Brookings Institution day-long discussion on U.S. economic growth through innovation.

    148 views
  • State of US Labor Market
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    State of U.S. Labor Market

    The Center for American Progress held a forum on U.S. job creation. John Podesta and Robert Rubin made opening remarks. David Autor presented the findings of his report, “The Polarization of Job…

    325 views
  • Science Innovation and the US Economy
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    Science, Innovation, and the U.S. Economy

    The Brookings Institution Hamilton Project continued its discussion of Science. Innovation, and the U.S. Economy. This panel, comprised of economists and researchers, focused its discussion…

    204 views
  • Green Energy and the Economy
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    Green Energy and the Economy

    Panelists focused on the state of the energy industry, efforts to employ more “green” technology, and long-term economic strategies. They also responded to questions from the audience. This…

    137 views
  • Community Renewal Academic Panel
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    Community Renewal, Academic Panel

    Scholars spoke about community development issues and programs and initiatives designed to provide economic relief, as well as to assist communities during the recession. They also answered…

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