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  • Quakers Guns and the British Industrial Revolution
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    Quakers, Guns and the British Industrial Revolution

    Priya Satia, Stanford University history professor, explored the complex relationship between the Quaker Community and gun makers during the British Industrial Revolution. She chronicled…

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  • US Trade Deficit and the Global Economy
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    U.S. Trade Deficit and the Global Economy

    Panelists talked about how efforts to reduce the U.S. trade deficit could affect foreign partners and the global economy. Although one of President Trump’s major campaign goals was decreasing the…

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  • Discussion on Debt Crises in Greece and Puerto Rico
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    Government Debt in Greece and Puerto Rico

    Panelists talked about the debt crises in Greece and Puerto Rico and the effects they could have on the eurozone and the U.S. economies. Though the countries face similar economic challenges, the panelists noted how…

    549 views
  • House Financial Services Cmte Hearing on Federal Reserve
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    Global Effect of Federal Reserve Policy

    Witnesses testified about Federal Reserve policies and operations, focusing on ways in which monetary policy affected the international financial system.

    370 views
  • Housing and Government Finance
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    Housing and Government Finance

    Representatives from the Mortgage Bankers Association and National Mortgage news talked the housing market, government financing, and the role of the federal reserve.

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  • 2012 Global Economic Outlook
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    2012 Global Economic Outlook

    Economic leaders discussed the European debt crisis, the future of the euro and whether Europe’s economic problems would affect U.S. economic recovery. They responded to questions from the…

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  • US Economic Impact of European Union Debt Crisis
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    U.S. Economic Impact of European Union Debt Crisis

    Financial experts testified on the European Union debt crisis and its impact on the economies of the U.S. and other countries.

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  • European Debt Crisis and the US Economy Panel 2
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    European Debt Crisis and the U.S. Economy, Panel 2

    Witnesses testified on the European Union debt crisis and its impact on the U.S. economy. Among the topics they addressed were meetings between European leaders to resolve the crisis, the…

    198 views
  • State and Municipal Debt Academic Panel
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    State and Municipal Debt, Academic Panel

    Witnesses testified about efforts in several states to cut spending in their state budgets. Among the issues they addressed were providing benefits and pensions for state workers, limiting…

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  • Value of the Dollar
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    Value of the Dollar

    Desmond Lachman talked about U.S. monetary policy, specifically the impact of devaluing the dollar on the American economy as well as other countries. He also responded to telephone calls and…

    182 views
  • World Economy in 2010
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    World Economy in 2010

    Six noted economists talked about the state of the world economy. Among the topics they addressed were how different nations have weathered the recession and prospects for improvement…

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  • Chinas Economy
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    China's Economy

    Panel five of the day-long American Enterprise Institute event titled," China Since Tiananmen: Power, Party, and Society," focused on the Chinese economy. Among the participants were two former Bush…

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  • World Finance Ministers Meeting
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    World Finance Ministers Meeting

    Desmond Lachman talked about the meeting in Washington among finance minister and central bankers from around the globe for the semiannual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and…

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  • G20 Summit Preview
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    G-20 Summit Preview

    Participants spoke about the state of the global economy and key issues to be discussed at an upcoming G-20 meeting in London. Among the issues addressed were a common regulatory framework…

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  • Economic Policy Under Alan Greenspan
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    Economic Policy Under Alan Greenspan

    Desmond Lachman spoke about U.S. economic policy and various financial policies advocated by former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan. He also spoke about ways in which Mr.…

    194 views
  • Income and Poverty Census Bureau Numbers
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    Income and Poverty Census Bureau Numbers

    A panel discussion was held on the latest numbers for income and poverty from the Census Bureau. Douglas Besharov moderated.

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  • Future of the Global Economy
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    Future of the Global Economy

    Stijn Claessens presented the findings of an International Monetary Fund study he co-wrote that examined 120 recession episodes in various countries from 1960 to the present. The study…

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  • Federal Role in Economic Growth
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    Federal Role in Economic Growth

    Desmond Lachman offered a Power Point presentation, followed by remarks by Joel Kotkin on the economic report he authored. Then the panel of economic experts talked about U.S. economic…

    57 views
  • Strength of the US Dollar
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    Strength of the U.S. Dollar

    Mr. Lachman spoke about the falling price of the dollar in foreign currency markets, how the trend could affect the economy, and future prospects for stability. He responded to telephone…

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  • Dollar Decline and Economic Recovery
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    Dollar Decline and Economic Recovery

    Desmond Lachman moderated a panel on challenges to economic growth posed by the continuing decline in the value of the dollar. The panelists also discussed the action that major…

    103 views
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