"Perspectives on US Policy: Time for Some Fiscal Therapy?”
Thursday, July 18, 2019
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET
In this webinar, William Gale of the Brookings Institution provides a plan to make the economy and nation stronger while controlling entitlement spending but preserving and enhancing its anti-poverty and social insurance roles. He explains how to increase public investments in human and physical capital and raise and reform taxes to pay for government spending in a fair and efficient way. What is needed, he argues, is to balance today’s needs against tomorrow’s obligations. The webinar will also Jason Furman of Harvard Kennedy School and Diane Swonk, CBE, of Grant Thornton, who will moderate.
William Gale, Arjay and Frances Miller Chair in Federal Economic Policy and Senior Fellow - Economic Studies, Brookings Institution
Jason Furman, Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Diane Swonk, CBE, Chief Economist, Grant Thornton
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