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Policy Challenges for the New US President

Economists for Peace and Security will conduct its 9th annual policy symposium at the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill in Washington DC on November 14, 2016 to discuss the economic dimensions of the most pressing global security issues and those facing the domestic economy. Following one of the most unusual presidential and congressional elections in US history, three panels of senior specialists will present ideas for improving prospects for peace, and growth with fairness for all Americans.

Program:
8:30am
Registration & Breakfast 
9:00am
Global Security: Russia, China, Europe and Latin America
Chair - Richard Kaufman, Bethesda Research Institute
Michael Lind, New America Foundation
Mark Weisbrot, Center for Economic and Policy Research
Matías Vernengo, Bucknell University
Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives 
10:00am
Keynote: James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace & Security 
10:30am
Jobs, Wages, Health & Social Security: What Next?
Chair - Sherle Schwenninger, New America
Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute
Nancy Altman, Social Security Works
Pavlina Tcherneva, Levy Economics Institute 
11:30am
An Agenda for Growth, Clean Energy and Climate Stabilization
Chair - TBA
Stephanie Kelton, University of Missouri - Kansas City
David Colt, Efficient Resource Management​
Eban Goodstein, Bard Center for Environmental Policy

To register please click here.
For further information please contact Ellie Warren.

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