Economic and Fiscal Conditions

June 30, 2011

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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United States

Economic Crises

In remarks prepared for a postponed Senate Committee on Finance hearing, Peter Orszag argues that the U.S. must address both the weak labor market and an unsustainable fiscal path over the medium and long term.

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Economic Crises

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Vladimir Putin’s grip on power in Russia does not appear as ironclad as it once did. Liana Fix and Maria Snegovaya recommend that the United States prepare for potential leadership change in Moscow and develop response strategies with its allies to mitigate fallout. 

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A court in Hong Kong has ordered the liquidation of Chinese property developer Evergrande Group, once the world’s largest real estate company. The failure could pose obstacles to China’s economic recovery.