Stimulating the Slowing Economic Recovery

President Barack Obama gestures during a meeting with his economic team, including from left, Counsel of Economic Advisors Chair Christy Romer, National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, in the Oval Office, March 5, 2010 - Official White House photo by Pete Souza via Flickr

President Barack Obama gestures during a meeting with his economic team, including from left, Counsel of Economic Advisors Chair Christy Romer, National Economic Council Director Larry Summers, and Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner, in the Oval Office, March 5, 2010

Official White House photo by Pete Souza via Flickr

Stimulating the Slowing Economic Recovery

Efforts to prevent a double dip recession. What options remain for the Federal Reserve to support the sagging economic recovery, spur businesses to hire more workers, and stabilize the housing market

Efforts to prevent a double dip recession. What options remain for the Federal Reserve to support the sagging economic recovery, spur businesses to hire more workers, and stabilize the housing market

Guests

Michael Greenberger

professor, University of Maryland Law School; director, Center for Health and Homeland Security; and former senior regulator, Commodities Futures Trading Commission.

Alan S. Blinder

a professor of economics and public affairs at Princeton University and vice chairman of the Promontory Interfinancial Network, is a former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve Board.

Alice Rivlin

senior fellow, Brookings Institution,
vice chair, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System (1996-99);
director, White House Office of Management and Budget (1994-96); and founding director, Congressional Budget Office (1975-83).

Douglas Holtz-Eakin

president of the American Action Forum, chief economist and director of the Congressional Budget Office from 2003 to 2006.

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