Biden Administration and Economic Policy

The Brookings Institution held a virtual discussion on economic and fiscal policy under the incoming Biden administration and 117th… read more

The Brookings Institution held a virtual discussion on economic and fiscal policy under the incoming Biden administration and 117th Congress. The panelists, which included former Treasury Secretary Lawrence Summers and former Federal Reserve Chair Ben Bernanke, talked about inflation, interest rates, national debt, unemployment numbers, and what policy steps the next administration and Congress could take. Many of the panelists agreed that the historically low interest rates present a good opportunity for infrastructure spending in the coming years. close

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  • Wendy Edelberg Associate Director (Former) Congressional Budget Office->Economic Analysis
  • Douglas W. Elmendorf Director (Former) Congressional Budget Office
  • Jason Furman Chair (Former) White House->Council of Economic Advisers
  • Adam S. Posen President Peterson Institute for International Economics
  • Kenneth S. Rogoff Professor Harvard University->Economics and Public Policy
  • Louise Sheiner Director Brookings Institution->Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • Michael R. Strain Director American Enterprise Institute->Economic Policy Studies
  • Lawrence H. Summers Director (Former) White House National Economic Council
  • David M. Wessel Founding Director and Senior Fellow Brookings Institution->Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy
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Biden Administration and Economic Policy

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Program ID:
506867-1
Category:
Public Affairs Event
Format:
Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Dec 01, 2020 | 3:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Dec 11, 2020 | 7:17am EST | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Dec 01, 2020 | 3:10pm EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 01, 2020 | 3:12pm EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 01, 2020 | 8:00pm EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 2020 | 1:49am EST | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 02, 2020 | 4:30am EST | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Dec 07, 2020 | 4:02am EST | C-SPAN 1
  • Dec 11, 2020 | 7:17am EST | C-SPAN 2

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