Working Groups on the Economics Crisis:
EPS Bernard Schwartz Symposium

Jobs, Investment and Energy:  Meeting President Obama’s Challenge

Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at the Ronald Reagan Building, Washington, DC.

Co-sponsors: the New America Foundation; Ronald Reagan Building & International Trade Center

Participant Biographies

9am Welcoming Remarks
James Galbraith, Economists for Peace and Security
Bernard Schwartz

9:15 – 9:45am         Keynote Speaker
Edward G. Rendell, Governor of Pennsylvania

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9:50 – 11:00am Panel One - How to Budget for Jobs & Investments

Chaired by Allen Sinai, Decision Economics
•Marshall Auerback, RAB Capital Plc        
•Linda Bilmes, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University
•James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace & Security

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11:00am – 12:10pm Panel Two - Rebuilding America: How to Do It & How to Pay For it

Chaired by James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace & Security

• John Robert Behrman, Democratic Executive Committeeman for the Thirteenth Senate District of Texas
• John Alic, Independent Consultant
• Michael Lind, New America Foundation, Economic Growth Program
• Sherle Schwenninger, New America Foundation, Economic Growth program

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12:10 – 1:30pm Panel Three– Energy and Climate: What is the Program?

Chaired by Richard Kaufman, Bethesda Research Group
•Marcellus Andrews, Barnard College
•Kate Gordon, Center for American Progress, Energy Policy     
•Charles Hall, SUNY College of Environmental Science and Forestry
•Lisa Margonelli, New America Foundation, Energy Policy Initiative

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