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    Institute of International Finance Policy Summit, Tax Policy

    Key House and Senate staff members talked about the likelihood of major tax policy changes in 2017 as well as the various tax options and political implications. Speakers included the senior tax…

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    Future of the Affordable Care Act

    American Action Forum’s Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about what faces Republicans as they attempt to replace the Affordable Care Act.

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    Children's Health Insurance Program

    Douglas Holtz Eakin, former director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), participated in a discussion with other experts on the Children’s Health Insurance Program (CHIP) as it…

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    Doug Holtz-Eakin on Corporate Tax Policy

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin spoke about some of the proposals to change corporate tax policy, including the House Republican approach for a consumption-based tax system. His remarks were part of an…

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    Health Care Policy and the Economy

    Panelists examined between health care policies and measures of economic prosperity such as wages, labor force participation and national economic growth. Speakers included Jason Furman, chair of the White House…

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    Economic Consequences of the Criminal Justice System

    Obama administration officials, journalists, business leaders, and economists discussed the economic consequences of the criminal justice system. A panel analyzed data from a report by the…

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    Cost of Proposed Deportation Plans

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about a recent report by his American Action Forum group on the cost of deporting all of the 11.3 million undocumented immigrants in the U.S, and what the…

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    Douglas Holtz-Eakin on Campaign 2016 and Economic Issues

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin, who served as Congressional Budget Office director from 2003-05, talked about economic issues and the latest news on the 2016 presidential election. Topics included the…

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    Washington Ideas Forum, Economic Policy

    Current and former White House advisers Valerie Jarrett, Jason Furman, Douglas Holtz- Eakin, and others spoke at the seventh annual Washington Ideas Forum.

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    Health Care Spending

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about a report predicting that health care spending would outpace U.S. economic growth over the next ten years. It also projected spending will rise 6.2 percent…

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    National Security Priorities

    Senator Tom Cotton (R-AR), a member of the Senate Armed Services and Intelligence committees, said that defense should be the first priority, criticizing the current regime in Iran and the growing…

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    Congressional Budget Office Scoring

    Economic and tax policy experts talked about the processes used by the government in drafting and assessing budgets, and the steps taken to communicate and explain those figures to Congress…

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    Governor Scott Walker on National Policy Issues

    Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker (R) talked about jobs and the economy. He spoke about his principle of government and what he accomplished in Wisconsin. He also spoke about his fight with the teacher’s…

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    Economic Growth Policies

    Three economists testified at a House Ways and Means Committee hearing on the state of the U.S. economy and policies leading to job creation and economic growth. This was the first time…

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    Cost of Obama Administration Regulations

    Douglas Holtz-Eakin talked about his American Action Forum group’s recent report thath calculated the cost of Obama administration regulations to the economy in 2014 were approximately…

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    U.S. Tax Code

    Tax and economic policy experts talked about ways to improve the U.S. tax code that could appeal to both Republicans and Democrats. They discussed a report from the Center for American Progress…

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    Economic Benefits of Immigration Reform

    Panelists talked about the potential economic benefits of immigration reform. The described scenarios that increase economic growth, more jobs, and more workers supporting a growing retired…

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    Minimum Wage Increase

    Alice Rivlin and Douglas Holtz-Eakin debated a Congressional Budget Office report finding that raising the minimum wage would cost jobs. Ms. Rivlin was in support of raising minimum wage regardless of…

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    Affordable Care Act and Medicare Advantage

    Witnesses testified on the impact of the Affordable Care Act on the Medicare Advantage program. Medicare Advantage plans are the private health coverage that older people can get as an…

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    Impact of 2008 Financial Crisis

    Panelists including former representatives Barney Frank and Bill Thomas talked about the 2008 financial crisis and what has changed in the past five years. Among the topics they addressed…

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