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On the Cliff: A Bernard L. Schwartz Symposium

Hosted by Economists for Peace & Security

Economists for Peace & Security

Please note that this event will take place at the Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill.

After the election, the nation will face the daunting challenge of how to avoid going over the “fiscal cliff” of automatic budget cuts and revenue increases that are scheduled to take effect next year. With the economy still struggling to recover from the Great Recession, the decisions taken to avoid the fiscal cliff could determine the shape of our economy and society for years to come.

Economists for Peace & Security, in cooperation with the New America Foundation’s Economic Growth Program, will bring together leading economic and political thinkers one week after the election to discuss the best path forward for the economy, our social contract, and our national security.

Please join us for this important symposium.

 

Participants

Featured Speakers
James K. Galbraith
Economists for Peace & Security

Jared Bernstein
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Bruce Bartlett
New York Times Economix Blog
Financial Times A-List Blog

Heather Hurlburt
National Security Network

Michael Lind
New America Foundation

Sherle R. Schwenninger
New America Foundation

…and many more.

To view the full schedule, please click here.

Event Time and Location

Tuesday, November 13, 2012 - 9:00am - 1:00pm
Hyatt Regency Washington on Capitol Hill
400 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001