Virtual Meeting

Transition 2021 Series: U.S. Economic Recovery

Friday, January 29, 2021

President, American Action Forum; Former Director, Congressional Budget Office; Former Chief Economist, Council of Economic Advisers, White House 

President, Economic Policy Institute; CFR member

Chief Executive Officer, Financial Advisory, Lazard; Former Director, Office of Management and Budget; CFR Member


Cofounder and Co–executive Chairman, The Carlyle Group; Chairman, Board of Directors, Council on Foreign Relations

Transition 2021 and Transition 2021 Series

Panel discuss the policy paths President Biden can take to aid in the U.S. economic recovery amid the pandemic, and the political pressures his administration faces from both sides of the political divide.

The Transition 2021 series examines the major issues confronting the administration in the foreign policy arena.

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