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David Ignatius on President Obama

Time To Be Like Ike By David Ignatius Washington Post “Thinking about Eisenhower’s presidency helps clarify the challenges and dilemmas of Barack Obama’s second term. Like Ike, Obama wants to pull the nation back from the overextension of global wars … Continue reading

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Martin Feldstein on the fiscal cliff

Discussion on the Fiscal Cliff Deal Interview with Martin Feldstein FOX Business Former Reagan Chief Economic Advisor Martin Feldstein on the fiscal cliff deal and the debt ceiling Read more > Feldstein also discusses the Federal Reserve >

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Lawrence Summers on the ‘Obama debt’ fallacy

The ‘Obama debt’ fallacy By Lawrence Summers CNN “Writing on behalf of the Romney campaign, my friend Mike Boskin has responded to my column from last week that argued that in a number of areas of economic policy, President Obama … Continue reading

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Robert B. Zoellick on Europe’s debt crisis

Monetary Policy Role in EU Debt Crisis Limited: Zoellick CNBC July 30, 2012 Quoted: Robert Zoellick, Belfer Center senior fellow Topic: Europe’s debt crisis “As markets eagerly await a decision from the European Central Bank (ECB), which holds its policy … Continue reading

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Paul Volcker and Lawrence Summers on the U.S. economy

Paul Volcker: National Debt ‘Strangles’ Us The Huffington Post March 15, 2012 Quoted: Paul Volcker, former member of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board and a member of the Belfer Center International Council; Lawrence Summers, Charles W. Eliot University Professor … Continue reading

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Quote of the Week: Paul Volcker on repairing Europe and reviving the United States

“There is a basic economic adjustment that needs to be made between effective, efficient, growing parts of Europe and the relatively inefficient, over-committed, over-indebted parts of Europe….I do think it’s a soluble problem, but they’re solving it inch by inch … Continue reading

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Paul Volcker on the U.S. economy

Bring Back Volcker Governing August 11, 2011 Featured: Paul Volcker, former member of President Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board and a member of the Belfer Center International Council Topic: U.S. economy “I don’t believe for a minute that there is … Continue reading

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