Economic and Fiscal Conditions

June 30, 2011

Testimony
Testimony by CFR fellows and experts before Congress.

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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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