CFR Meetings

U.S. Immigration Policy

Speakers: Edward Alden, Richard Land, and Eliseo Medina

As the 113th U.S. Congress considers an overhaul of the country's immigration system, Task Force members Richard Land, Eliseo Medina, and project director Edward Alden discuss U.S. policy options and political prospects for comprehensive change.

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Europe

Provides background information and research links on Europe and U.S. policy towards Europe, including sections on news, government, data, history, and resources on the European financial situation.

See more in Europe; Financial Crises; Politics and Strategy

World Economic Update

Speakers: Lewis Alexander, Joyce Chang, and Vincent Raymond Reinhart
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby

Experts analyze the state of the U.S. and world economies, discuss how emerging markets have been affected by the financial crisis, and offer predictions on what the preeminent economic risks will be in the coming months.

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

See more in Financial Crises; International Finance; Global

World Economic Update (Audio)

Speakers: Lewis Alexander, Joyce Chang, and Vincent Raymond Reinhart
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby

Experts analyze the state of the U.S. and world economies, discuss how emerging markets have been affected by the financial crisis, and offer predictions on what the preeminent economic risks will be in the coming months.

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

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World Economic Update

Speakers: Lewis Alexander, Richard Bernstein, and Diane Swonk
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby

Experts analyze the current economic conditions around the world and discuss potential threats in 2012.

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Achieving a Sustainable Federal Budget

Speaker: Douglas W. Elmendorf
Presider: Chrystia Freeland

Douglas W. Elmendorf, director of the Congressional Budget Office, discusses the effects of revenue increases and spending cuts on the projected budget deficit.

This meeting is part of the C. Peter McColough series on International Economics presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

See more in United States; Budget, Debt, and Deficits

World Economic Update

Speakers: Lewis Alexander, Bruce C. Kasman, and Stephen S. Roach
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby

Experts discuss the state of the U.S. and world economies and the need for tighter U.S. fiscal policy.This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

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Debt Crisis Implications

Speakers: James M. Lindsay and Sebastian Mallaby

CFR director of studies James M. Lindsay and senior fellow Sebastian Mallaby discuss the bipartisan proposal from the "Gang of Six" senators to reduce deficits by nearly $4 trillion over the coming decade, and the challenges facing Europe and the United States over the debt crisis.

See more in Financial Crises