Saturday, March 22, 2008

Econ Talks

"Health Care: Capturing the Opportunity in the Nation's Core Fiscal Challenge"
Peter Orszag, Director, U.S. Congressional Budget Office

"Diminishing Returns: Income Inequality in the United States"
Panelists: Alan Krueger, the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Policy and Director of the Survey Research Center at the Woodrow Wilson School; Douglas Massey, the Henry G. Bryant Professor of Sociology and Public Affairs at the School; and Viviana Zelizer, the Lloyd Cotsen '50 Professor of Sociology at Princeton.

Viviana Zelizer on Money and Intimacy

From Sub-Prime to Prime-Time -- A Debate On the Current Financial Crisis
Guillermo Calvo, Professor of Economics, International and Public Affairs, Columbia University; former Chief Economist, Inter-American Development Bank.
- Charles Calomiris, Henry Kaufman Professor of Financial Institutions, Columbia University.
- Richard Clarida, C. Lowell Harriss Professor of Economics and International Affairs, Columbia University; former Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, US Treasury, 2001-2003.
- Vincent Reinhart, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute, Washington, DC; former Director of the Division of Monetary Affairs, and Secretary and Economist of the Federal Open Market Committee.

The Three Trillion Dollar War

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