EPS Symposium

Policy Challenges for the New US President

Monday, November 14, 2016, the Hyatt Regency Capitol Hill, 400 New Jersey Ave NW, Washington, DC.

Paticipant Biographies

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


Session One - Global Securrity: Russia, China, Europe and Latin America

Chair - Richard Kaufman, Bethesda Research Institute
Mark Weisbrot, Center for Economic and Policy Research
Matias Vernengo, Bucknell University
Carl Conetta, Project on Defense Alternatives

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Keynote - Bill Goodfellow, Center for International Policy

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Session Two - Jobs, Wages, Health & Social Security: What Next?

Chair - James K. Galbraith, Economists for Peace & Security
Josh Bivens, Economic Policy Institute
Nancy Altman, Social Security Works
Pavlina Tcherneva, Levy Economics Institute
Stephanie Kelton, University of Missouri - Kansas City

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Session Three - An Agenda for Growth, Clean Energy and Climate Stabilization

Chair - Jeremy Richardson, Union of Concerned Scientists
David Colt, Efficient Resource Management 
Eban Goodstein, Bard Center for Environmental Policy
Andrew Holland, American Security Project

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