The following are opening remarks written and prepared by Lawrence Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor of Harvard University for a Brookings even held on May 4, 2015: 40 Years Later—The Relevance of Okun’s “Equality and Efficiency: The Big Tradeoff. In Dr. Summers’ absence his remarks were read aloud by Ted Gayer, Vice President and Director of Economic Studies and Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution.
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Hamilton Project Advisory Council member Michael Greenstone testified before the Joint Economic Committee. His testimony focused on how to design a regulatory structure that protects the well-being of our citizens without imposing unnecessary costs on American businesses and society as a whole.
The Hamilton Project Director, Melissa S. Kearney testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on income inequality in the United States.
Hamilton Project Advisory Council member Laura D'Andrea Tyson testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on corporate tax reform.
Hamilton Project Director Michael Greenstone testifies before the Joint Economic Committee about strategies to improve the government’s regulatory system.
Hamilton Project Policy Director Adam Looney testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on the role of tax reform in supporting broad-based economic growth and fiscal responsibility.
Hamilton Project Director Michael Greenstone testifies before the Joint Economic Committee on America's energy choices, and how social costs mask the true costs of some of our energy choices.
Hamilton Project Advisory Council member Bob Greenstein testified before the House Committee on the Budget on the social safety net.
Advisory Council member Alan S. Blinder testifies before the Senate Budget Committee on his views on the economy and budget.
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