Warner and Scholars look toward new economic policies

Posted by on December 21st, 2012, 2:18 pm

On December 11th, the Center hosted, “From Ideology to Practicalities: Policies to Stimulate the 21st Century Economy,” in the Russell Senate Office Building.  Senator Mark Warner of Virginia joined Center Scholars on the program, and gave a keynote speech outlining a six point plan for economic growth.  The program continued on to highlight several Center Scholars and their areas of expertise.  Each scholar was tasked with the questions, “what do we know about economic policy? and more importantly, what do we need to know?”  Areas of public policy covered included: trade, macroeconomics, energy, the environment, innovation and telecommunications.

Video available here:

Senator Mark Warner’s keynote address

Panel 1:

Macroeconomic policy featuring Robert Shapiro, Sonecon

Trade policy featuring J. Bradford Jensen, Georgetown University

Panel 2:

Telecommunications policy featuring John Mayo, Georgetown University

Innovation policy featuring Carol Corrado, the Conference Board

Energy policy featuring Catherine Wolfram, University of California, Berkeley

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