EPS Bernard Schwartz Symposium

The Economic and Security Future

Monday, November 17, 2014, the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC.

Co-sponsors: The New America Foundation

Paticipant Biographies

Welcoming Remarks: James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace and Security

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Session One – World Security Situation - Russia, Iraq and Syria, and Beyond

Chair: Richard Kaufman, Bethesda Research Institute

  • Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives
  • Bill Hartung, Center for International Policy
  • Heather Hurlburt, New America Foundation

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Keynote: Damon Silvers, Policy Director, AFL-CIO

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Session Two – Growth and Jobs

Chair:  James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace and Security

  • Bill Spriggs, AFL-CIO
  • Allen Sinai, Decision Economics, Paper
  • Stephanie Kelton, University of Missouri - Kansas City, PowerPoint
  • Ralph Gomory, New York University

 

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Keynote: Senator Jim Webb

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Session Three – Agenda Ahead: Climate, Infrastructure, Finance and Security

Chair: Marshall Auerback, Institute for New Economic Thinking

  • Rachel Cleetus, Union of Concerned Scientists
  • Michael Lind, New America Foundation, PowerPoint
  • Bruce Bartlett

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