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Commentary July 27, 2010

The Importance of Research and Development (R&D) for U.S. Competitiveness and a Clean Energy Future

Michael Greenstone testifies the need for expanded energy R&D investments to help combat our reliance on fossil fuels and promote our country’s future competit…
Commentary June 9, 2010

Liability and Financial Responsibility for Oil Spills Under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 and Related Statutes

Michael Greenstone’s testimony before the House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.
Commentary September 19, 2008

The Threat to Free Trade Posed by Climate Change Policy

Jason Bordoff’s remarks to the Geneva Trade and Development Forum regarding climate change policy.
Commentary September 9, 2008

Testimony of Lawrence H. Summers

Hamilton Project Advisory Council member Lawrence Summers testified before the House Budget Committee by making a strong case for the prompt enactment of furth…
Commentary May 14, 2008

Reducing the Likelihood of Financial Crisis

Hamilton Project Senior Scholar Doug Elmendorf testified before the Joint Economic Committee on principles to guide reform of financial markets.
Commentary May 1, 2008

Testimony of Dr. Susan Dynarski

Hamilton Project expert Susan Dynarski testified before the House Ways and Means Committee on designing effective tax incentives for post secondary education.
Commentary April 15, 2008

The Concept of Neutrality in Tax Policy

On April 15th, tax filing day, Jason Furman testified before the Senate Finance Committee on the concept of tax neutrality.
Commentary April 10, 2008

Policies for Tackling the Mortgage Mess

Hamilton Project scholar Doug Elmendorf testified before the Senate Banking Committee on possible policies for tackling the mortgage mess.
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