Newsmaker: How the next president can fire up economic growth
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Join Reuters for a discussion with distinguished panelists from across the political spectrum. We will have LIVE coverage beginning at 8:30 am ET.
The U.S. economy is still recovering from the financial crisis, but GDP expansion remains at
historically low levels. Some economists are even predicting a recession on the horizon. As the race for the White House nears the finish, we will tackle some of the most pressing fiscal and economic questions awaiting the next president.
We'll be joined by these panelists:
Alan Kreuger: Blenheim Professor of Economics at Princeton & Former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
Kevin Warsh: Fellow, Hoover Institution at Stanford University & Former Federal Reserve Governor
Stephanie Kelton: Professor of Economics at University of Missouri-Kansas City & Bernie 2016 Adviser
David Malpass: President of Encima Global & Former Senior Economic Official in the Reagan and Bush Administrations
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