EPS Bernard Schwartz Symposium

Inequality, Austerity, Jobs and Growth

Wednesday, November 18, 2015, the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC.

Paticipant Biographies

Welcoming Remarks: James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace and Security

 

Keynote: Sarah Bloom Raskin, Deputy Secretary, US Department of the Treasury


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Session One – Jobs, Growth, Wages and Inequality: What's The Agenda?

Chair: Allen Sinai, Decision Economics

  • James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace & Security
  • Stephen Rose, George Washington Institute of Public Policy
  • Heather Boushey, Washington Center for Equitable Growth
  • Teresa Ghilarducci, New School PowerPoint


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Session Two – Austerity and Global Finance: Cure or Poison?

Chair:  Mike Lind

  • Elena Panaritis, Senior Economic Advisor to the Government of Greece
  • Mike Konczal, Roosevelt Institute
  • Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute PowerPoint
  • Jeffrey W. Sommers, University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee PowerPoint

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Session Three – Global Security and Economics: Dangers and Hopes

Chair: Richard Kaufman, Bethesda Research Institute PowerPoint

  • Cyrus Bina, Economists for Peace and Security
  • Steve Clemons, The Atlantic
  • Heather Hurlburt, New America Foundation
  • Bill Hartung, The Center for International Policy

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