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  • emHead to Head The Coming Economic Battleem
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    Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle

    Professor Lester Thurow discussed the ideas behind his latest book, Head to Head: The Coming Economic Battle Among Japan, Europe, and America. He spoke on the political, economic, and…

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  • The Future of Capitalism
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    The Future of Capitalism

    Dr. Thurow discussed his recent book, The Future of Capitalism. He argued that fundamental forces are changing the nature of the capitalistic economy of the U.S. The fall of communism…

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  • emFortune Favors the Boldem
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    Fortune Favors the Bold

    Mr. Thurow discussed his new book on globalization, as well as commenting on U.S. economic policy. He is the author of Fortune Favors the Bold: What We Must Do to Build a New and Lasting…

    103 views
  • Homeland Security
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    Homeland Security

    Participants talked about local responses to terrorist threats and attacks. Among the issues they addressed were funding local response efforts, coordinating resources and information, and…

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  • Causes of US Trade Deficit Part 1
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    Causes of U.S. Trade Deficit Part 1

    Commission members heard testimony about the causes of the U.S. trade deficit. Witnesses stated that the causes of the deficit are both structural and cyclical, that it fluctuates due to trade policy,…

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  • High Technology Impact on the US Economy
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    High Technology Impact on the U.S. Economy

    Witnesses testified about Internet technologies and how the Internet has changed business practices in the U.S. and around the world. Among the issues discussed were Internet security, the pace…

    202 views
  • US Economic Trends
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    U.S. Economic Trends

    Mr. Thurow talked about U.S. and global economic trends and took audience calls, faxes and electronic mail.

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  • Global Economic Trends
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    Global Economic Trends

    Dr. Thurow talked about the future of capitalism and his assertion that we live in a world of “more profound” change called “punctuated equilibrium.” He outlined five structural…

    62 views
  • Labor Markets and Employment
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    Labor Markets and Employment

    Panelists discussed the condition of the labor markets in the U.S., and why workers have not benefitted more from the economic growth over the past five years. This was part of a conference…

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  • Washington Thursday Journal
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    Washington Thursday Journal

    Current news events and political issues were examined through reviews of the morning newspapers; interviews with journalists, newsmakers and legislators; and viewer telephone calls, faxes and…

    106 views
  • World Economy and Technology
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    World Economy and Technology

    Profesor Thurow spoke about the incredible changes in the global economy within the past few years. He argued that we are now in a period of rapid change, which he called a “punctuated…

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  • Global Economic Trends
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    Global Economic Trends

    Mr. Thurow discussed the growth of high wages through natural resources in the U.S., and the effect this had, and still has, on global economic structure. In addition, he outlined the…

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  • North American Free Trade Agreement
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    North American Free Trade Agreement

    The committee heard testimony from U.S. Trade Representative Mickey Kantor and a panel of economic analysts on the North American Free Trade Agreement. NAFTA would lower trade barriers…

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  • General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade
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    General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade

    Economic analysts spoke in a forum during a symposium entitled, “Towards a New Trade Consensus,” on U.S. trade and the completion of the General Agreement on Tariffs and Trade. The…

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  • US Economy and Competitiveness
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    U.S. Economy and Competitiveness

    Massachusetts Institute of Technology Economist Lester Thurow addressed a luncheon of the National Press Club on the coming revolution in the capitalist world. Citing the changes in…

    259 views
  • Securing Prosperity
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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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  • America and the World in the 1990s
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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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  • Corporate Success  a Changing World
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    Corporate Success & a Changing World

    Thurow assesses the state of the U.S. economy and its competitive position and provides his prescription for change.

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  • Americas Position in Changing World Economy
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    America's Position in Changing World Economy

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  • Future Debt Implications for Govt  Society
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    Future Debt Implications for Govt. & Society

    Milton Eisenhower Symposium

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