THP events bring together key policymakers, academic experts, and business leaders to address our nation’s most pressing economic challenges.

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Past March 14, 2008

Addressing the foreclosure crisis: A Hamilton Project policy discussion

The Hamilton Project hosted a conversation on proposed policy responses to the mortgage-foreclosure problem. Many Americans now owe more on their mortgages tha…
Past January 10, 2008

If, when, how? Prospects for fiscal stimulus in the US economy

The Hamilton Project released a briefing paper and convened a discussion on what economists know about fiscal stimulus — if it is appropriate, when should it b…
Past December 12, 2007

Facilitating and rewarding work

The Project hosted a two-part forum on ways to encourage, facilitate, and reward work. Jason Furman provided an overview of a strategy paper, which suggested a…
Past October 30, 2007

A climate of change: Economic approaches to reforming energy and protecting the environment

The Hamilton Project hosted a forum highlighting a new strategy paper and two new discussion papers on how to best design market mechanisms to reduce greenhous…
Past September 26, 2007

Recent financial market disruptions: Implications for the economy and American families

The Project convened a discussion with experts to help frame the challenges currently facing housing and the financial markets: where we are, what it means for…
Past July 26, 2007

A new social contract

The Hamilton Project partnered with Democracy: A Journal of Ideas, for a luncheon discussion on the development of a social contract for all Americans. In a gl…
Past July 17, 2007

Who’s got the cure? Four options for achieving universal coverage

The Project held two panel roundtable discussions on four alternative policy proposals for achieving universal health care coverage in the United States and th…
Past June 12, 2007

Reforming taxation in the global age

A two-part forum and release of a new set of policy proposals that address the challenges of reforming the U.S. tax system.
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