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  • emBalanceem
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    Balance

    Glenn Hubbard and Tim Kane talked about their book, Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America, in which they argued that economic imbalance had played a…

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  • emFrom Poverty to Prosperityem
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    From Poverty to Prosperity

    Arnold King and Nick Shulz argue that economists tend to fail to consider things like creativity and technological advancement when coming up with policies to improve the economy. They…

    397 views
  • Irrational Politics and Free Trade
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    Irrational Politics and Free Trade

    Bryan Caplan talked about reasons why the idea of free trade is distrusted by voters in spite of a consensus among academic economists. He argued that voter irrationality is part of…

    260 views
  • FamilyFriendly Employment Practices
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    Family-Friendly Employment Practices

    Witnesses testified about the findings of a new Government Accountability Office report on policies used abroad to help women balance work and care-giver responsibilities. They talked about…

    232 views
  • US Troop Deployment
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    U.S. Troop Deployment

    Mr. Kane discussed his report on Global Troop Deployment from the 1950s to 2005. He gave a present day assessment of where U.S. forces are based and provided historical context of how troop…

    27 views
  • Future of the US Workforce
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    Future of the U.S. Workforce

    A forum on the future of the U.S. workforce in the 21st century included discussions on technology, evolving labor markets, and labor law reform. They also answered questions from members…

    73 views
  • Values and Social Security Reform
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    Values and Social Security Reform

    Moderated by Ms. Marchetta, the panel of young leaders talked about how values affect the Social Security debate. Topics included Biblical injunctions, family needs, personal Social…

    64 views
  • Measuring Job Growth
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    Measuring Job Growth

    Economists and labor analysts discussed the U.S. economy, job growth, and the perception that there is a “jobless recovery.” They focused on methods of measuring job growth and the…

    62 views