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World Economic Update (Audio)

Speakers: Peter R. Fisher, Senior Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income Portfolio Management, BlackRock, Inc.; Former Undersecretary for Domestic Finance, U.S. Department of the Treasury
Desmond Lachman, Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research; Former Managing Director and Chief Emerging Market Economic Strategist, Salomon Smith Barney
Peter R. Orszag, Adjunct Senior Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations; Vice Chairman, Global Banking, Citigroup, Inc.; Former Director, Office of Management and Budget, The White House
Presider: Sebastian Mallaby, Director, Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies, Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics, Council on Foreign Relations
March 16, 2011

Experts discuss U.S. federal spending levels, political battles over the budget in Congress, and the impact of events in the Middle East and Japan on the world economy.

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

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