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  • emThe American Dream Is Not Deadem
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    The American Dream Is Not Dead

    American Enterprise Institute scholar Michael Strain argued that the future is bright for those who want to become successful in the United States.

  • Representative Jeb Hensarling on 2008 Financial Crisis
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    Representative Jeb Hensarling on 2008 Financial Crisis

    House Financial Services Committee Chair Jeb Hensarling (R-TX) was the keynote speaker at an American Enterprise Institute-hosted discussion on the 2008 financial crisis. Representative…

  • Jamie Dimon on Financial Policy and the Economy
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    Jamie Dimon on Financial Policy and the Economy

    JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon talked about the economy and financial policy with American Enterprise Institute President Arthur Brooks. Mr. Dimon talked about what he considered the benefits…

  • Lawrence Summers and Robert Barro Discuss Economic Recovery Since 2008
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    Economic Recovery Since 2008

    Former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and Harvard Economics Professor Robert Barro talked about the future of economic growth. Both leaders agreed that corporate tax reform and…

  • Hal Scott Discusses emConnectedness and Contagionem
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    Connectedness and Contagion

    Hal Scott talked about his book Connectedness and Contagion: Protecting the Financial System from Panics, in which he takes a critical look at the Dodd-Frank Act of 2010 and argues that it…

  • emFreedoms Forgeem
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    Freedom's Forge

    Arthur Herman recounts President Franklin D. Roosevelt’s call to industrial business magnates William Knudsen and Henry Kaiser to leave their private sector positions and lead the U.S. war production effort…

  • House Speaker John Boehner ROH Remarks on the Economy
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    House Speaker John Boehner on the Economy

    Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) talked about his five-point plan for the nation’s economy by addressing the national debt, reforming the tax code, tort reform, reining in excessive regulations,…

  • Panel Discussion on emRoom to Growem
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    Panel Discussion on Room to Grow

    Authors of YG Network’s book, Room to Grow: Conservative Reforms for a Limited Government and a Thriving Middle Class talked about the book and ideas for solving America’s problems. Topics included…

  • Conservative Domestic Agenda
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    Conservative Domestic Agenda

    Congressional Republicans talked about their plans to help the middle class, grow the economy, and help the poor and working poor by finding solutions to poverty other than the welfare state. Topics…

  • Author Jay Richards Discusses Book on Financial Crisis
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    2008 Financial Crisis

    Jay Richards talked about his book, Infiltrated, which proposes that Washington insiders and activists laid the foundation for the 2008 economic crisis and how these individuals continue to exploit…

  • Conference on Federal Job Training Program Panel 1
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    Conference on Federal Job Training Program, Panel 1

    Panelists discussed job training and the most cost-effective way to implement job training programs. Topics focused on the macroeconomic issues that are affecting the U.S. economy. It was…

  • National Export Initiative
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    National Export Initiative

    Boeing President and Chief Executive Officer James McNerney and a group of scholars discussed the policy recommendations and implementation of new rules announced by President Obama. The…

  • 112th Congress and the Economy
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    112th Congress and the Economy

    Panelists talked about steps the incoming 112th Congress should take to reduce federal spending. Among the topics they addressed were a recent report by President Obama’s deficit reduction…

  • Current and Future Economic Stimulus
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    Current and Future Economic Stimulus

    Harvard economist Robert J. Barro talked about about his theory that stimulus spending by the federal government decreases spending in the private sector. Following his remarks, he…

  • Federal Budget Outlook
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    Federal Budget Outlook

    Representative Paul Ryan , the ranking member of the House Budget Committee, and a bipartisan panel of experts talked about problems posed by the current federal budget, strategies for…

  • Government Response to the Financial Crisis Part 2
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    Government Response to the Financial Crisis, Part 2

    Academics and economists spoke about the advantages and drawbacks of government intervention during economic crises. Among the topics they addressed were recent intervention into financial markets, the…

  • President Bush on Domestic Policy Record
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    President Bush on Domestic Policy Record

    President George W. Bush spoke about domestic policy during his administration with Christopher DeMuth. In the conversation he reflected on a number of topics including immigration reform, energy…

  • 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…

  • Pursuing Happiness and Prosperity
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    Pursuing Happiness and Prosperity

    Former U.S. House Speaker Newt Gingrich talked about Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama’s recent speech about engaging in a dialogue about poverty and race. Other topics included anger, the…

  • State of US Economic Policy
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    State of U.S. Economic Policy

    A panel discussion was held on United States economic policy, including how they expected the president to address that issue in that evening’s State of the Union address. Topics included the…

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