A Conversation with Tom Vilsack

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Secretary Vilsack discusses the implementation of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill), food security, and immigration reform, as part of CFR's Renewing America series.

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Speaker: Tom Vilsack
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Secretary Vilsack discusses the implementation of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill), food security, and immigration reform, as part of CFR's Renewing America series.

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Speaker: Tom Vilsack
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Secretary Vilsack discusses the implementation of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Farm Bill), food security, and immigration reform, as part of CFR's Renewing America series.

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Making the Poor—and the U.S.—Poorer Still

Authors: Robert E. Rubin, Roger C. Altman, and Melissa Kearney

Washington Post

It has been a generation since our country last had a robust conversation about combatting poverty. Now is the time to reinvigorate that conversation, not cut needed benefits, write Robert E. Rubin, Roger C. Altman, and Melissa Kearney.

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The Fall and Rise of the West

While the grim effects of the 2008 financial crisis still resonate across the globe, the recession wasn't all bad: it triggered fundamental economic restructuring, and the result is a U.S. economy poised to emerge stronger than it was before.

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McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics: Sovereign Debt Restructuring in Europe: Lessons from Latin America

Speakers: Adam Lerrick, William R. Rhodes, and Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León
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The McKinsey Executive Roundtable Series in International Economics is presented by the Corporate Program and the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies.

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How to Reduce the National Debt

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Politico

Roger C. Altman and Richard N. Haass say the stakes are too high for the U.S. government to fail to raise the federal debt limit.

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Sovereign Debt Restructuring in Europe: Lessons from Latin America

Speakers: Adam Lerrick, William R. Rhodes, and Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León
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Experts discuss the current state of European sovereign debt restructuring, as well as the economic lessons Latin America has to offer.

This event was part of the McKinsey Executive Roundtable series in International Economics.

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Sovereign Debt Restructuring in Europe: Lessons from Latin America (Audio)

Speakers: Adam Lerrick, William R. Rhodes, and Ernesto Zedillo Ponce de León
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Experts discuss the current state of European sovereign debt restructuring, as well as the economic lessons Latin America has to offer.

This event was part of the McKinsey Executive Roundtable series in International Economics.

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Interviewer: John C. Bussey
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Roger Altman, Founder and Chairman of Evercore Partners and former Deputy Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, discusses the prospects for solving the U.S. debt and deficit with John Bussey, Washington Bureau Chief of The Wall Street Journal. Altman and Bussey spoke on the sidelines of CFR's 2011 Corporate Conference.

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The Economic Costs of Government Activism

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March 15, 2011, Washington D.C.

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.

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The Economic Costs of Government Activism

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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.

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The Economic Costs of Government Activism (Audio)

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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.

 

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Financial Times

Roger Altman and Richard N. Haass argue that a debt crisis in the United States will shrink America's global role and result in a less safe and less free world.

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Renewing America

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Experts examine the effects of the current Congressional stalemate, minimal economic growth, and the increasing debt burden on U.S. foreign policy in the Obama administration.

On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, CFR will examine through a series of meetings and other projects how policies at home will directly influence the economic and military strength of the United States and its ability to act in the world.

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American Power and Profligacy (Audio)

Speakers: Roger C. Altman, Michael Mandelbaum, and George Stephanopoulos
Presider: Richard N. Haass

January 18, 2011

Experts examine the effects of the current Congressional stalemate, minimal economic growth, and the increasing debt burden on U.S. foreign policy in the Obama administration.

On the occasion of its 90th anniversary, CFR will examine through a series of meetings and other projects how policies at home will directly influence the economic and military strength of the United States and its ability to act in the world.

See more in Business and Foreign Policy; Congresses, Parliaments, National Legislatures; United States

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Speakers: Roger C. Altman, Michael Mandelbaum, and George Stephanopoulos

January 18, 2011, New York

On the occasion of CFR's 90th anniversary, we will examine through a series of meetings and projects how policies at home will directly influence the economic and military strength of the United States and its ability to act in the world.

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Foreign Affairs Article

Authors: Roger C. Altman and Richard N. Haass

November/December 2010

The U.S. government is incurring debt at an unprecedented rate.

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Foreign Affairs Article

Globalization in Retreat

Author: Roger C. Altman

July/August 2009

The popularity of the U.S. economic model is waning. To put globalization back on track, President Barack Obama must articulate the benefits of open markets and free trade.

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C. Peter McColough Series on International Economics: A Conversation with Timothy F. Geithner

Speaker: Timothy F. Geithner
Presider: Roger C. Altman

March 25, 2009

Watch U.S. Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner outline steps that the U.S. Department of the Treasury plans to take to bring about financial recovery.

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