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March 15, 2011

United States
The Economic Costs of Government Activism

Former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan argues that government activism during the past two years is the primary culprit for the tepid recovery and high unemployment.

June 1, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: Debt, Governance and Growth: A Eurozone Perspective

Related readings: How to Save the Euro -- and the EU by Henry Farrell and John Quiggin, Foreign Affairs, May/June 2011 Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies Newsletter The C. Peter M…

June 1, 2011

Budget, Debt, and Deficits
Debt, Governance, and Growth: A Eurozone Perspective

Olli Rehn, commissioner for economic and monetary affairs for the European Union (EU), details the steps the EU is taking for comprehensive economic repair, and states that the EU is maintaining its …

June 7, 2011

Development
World Economic Update

This series is presented by the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies. Related readings: The IMF Needs to Find Its Voice Again by Sebastian Mallaby What the U.S. Debt Problem Means…

June 7, 2011

Development
World Economic Update

CFR's Matthew J. Slaughter and American Enterprise Institute's Vincent R. Reinhart discuss the factors contributing to slow job growth and financial recovery for the United States, as well as global …

September 19, 2011

Trade
U.S. Trade and Investment Policy: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

Experts discuss the findings and recommendations of the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force on U.S. Trade and Investment Policy.

September 19, 2011

Trade
U.S. Trade and Investment Policy: Report of a CFR-Sponsored Independent Task Force

The report of the Independent Task Force on U.S. Trade and Investment Policy calls for a "pro-America" trade policy that brings to more Americans more of the benefits of global engagement, within the…

November 21, 2011

Economic Crises
True and False Lessons Drawn from the Structural Slump

ANDREW ROSS SORKIN: Good afternoon, everybody. My name is Andrew Ross Sorkin with The New York Times and CNBC. I am pleased to introduce today Edmund Phelps -- Professor Edmund Phelps, I should say,…

November 21, 2011

Economic Crises
True and False Lessons Drawn from the Structural Slump

Edmund S. Phelps, professor of political economy at Columbia University, discusses the causes of the economic slump in the United States.

August 16, 2011

Media
CFR’s 2011 Arthur Ross Book Award Shortlist Announced

The Council on Foreign Relations (CFR) has announced the nominees for the tenth annual Arthur Ross Book Award, which honors the best book published in the last two years on international affair…