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    Firefighting

    Former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, who played a central role in the handling of the 2008 financial crisis, talked about the actions the Fed is taking to mitigate the economic impact…

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    Federal Reserve Chair Powell on Coronavirus Pandemic and Monetary Policy

    Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell delivered remarks on the coronavirus pandemic and its impact on monetary policy and the economy. “When the spread of the virus is under control, businesses will reopen and people will come…

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    Brookings Institution Forum on Inflation and Monetary Policy, Part 3

    During this portion of a Brookings Institution forum on the impact of inflation on monetary policy, participants gave a broad view of the implications that the labor market, inflation…

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    Brookings Institution Forum on Inflation and Monetary Policy, Part 2

    Economists talked about how the labor market affects inflation and monetary policy. This event was part of a Brookings Institution forum on inflation and monetary policy.

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    Brookings Institution Forum on Inflation and Monetary Policy, Part 1

    Former Federal Reserve Chairs Janet Yellen made opening remarks at a Brookings Insitution forum on the impact of inflation on monetary policy. Following Ms. Yellen, panelists talked about…

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    Former Vice President Biden on the Middle Class and the Economy

    Former Vice President Joe Biden spoke about the need to lift the middle class and how this group of people play a vital role in the nation’s economy. His comments were part of a keynote…

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    Middle Class and the Economy

    Two panels of experts, including former government officials, talked about transformation of the middle class due to the changing economy. This event was part of a Brookings…

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    Former Federal Reserve Chairs on Monetary Policy and the Economy

    Former Federal Reserve Chair Janet Yellen was interviewed by her predecessor Ben Bernanke. They discussed Ms. Yellen’s career and gave their thoughts on monetary policy.

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    Inflation and Monetary Policy, Economists Panel

    The Brookings Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy held a discussion on the role inflation plays in shaping U.S. monetary policy. In this session, economists discussed alternatives…

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    Monetary Policy and Inflation

    The Brookings Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy held a discussion on the role inflation plays in shaping U.S. monetary policy. In this session, experts including former Federal…

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    Defense Spending and the Economy

    Panelists talked about the effect of changes in the defense industry and reductions in military spending on the U.S. economy and its continued recovery. “The Defense Economy and American…

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    U.S. Monetary Policy, Part 2

    Matthias Doepke and Veronika Selezneva presented their paper on the impact of monetary policy on the distribution of wealth across households, “Distributional Effects of Monetary Policy,” which they then discussed with…

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    U.S. Monetary Policy, Part 1

    Economists presented three papers the effect on inequality of the practice of “quantitative easing,” a policy in which the Federal Reserve purchases bonds in order to stimulate the economy. Josh Bivens presented his paper on the…

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    Technology and the Workforce, Opening Remarks

    Speakers delivered opening remarks at a discussion on the future of work in an age of rapid mechanical and technical advancements. Former Treasury Secretary Robert Rubin talked about the…

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    House Minority Leader Pelosi on Jobs and the Economy

    House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) spoke about the budget and the economy. Following her prepared remarks, Leader Pelosi answered questions from moderator E.J. Dionne and members of the audience. She…

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    Economic and Tax Policy

    Treasury Secretary Jack Lew spoke about the state of the U.S. economy and outlined President Obama’s business tax code proposals the day after President Obama’s State of the Union address.…

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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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    Federal Government Role in the Economy and Jobs

    Panelists talked about the role of federal government in economic growth. They cautioned against over-regulation as the nation looked to increase economic growth and job creation. Both Philip Knight…

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    Budget Deficit Reform

    Panelists talked about resolving uncertainty in the federal government budget process in order to promote innovation. This forum was part of a Brookings Institution forum titled “Fostering Growth…

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    Manufacturing Industries Job Growth

    Panelists talked about bolstering job growth in manufacturing industry. Topics included corporate tax rates, vocational education and internships, and the gap between workers' jobs skills and employer…

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