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Economic Summit 2011 Video Presentations
Session 1: Four Ideas for the War on Drugs
George Shultz, Hoover Distinguished Fellow and SIEPR Honorary Chairman along with Gary Becker, Professor of Economics and Sociology, University of Chicago; and 1992 Nobel Laureate (Economics) spoke about Four Ideas for the War on Drugs.
For more see part 2 and Q/A
Session 2: A Conversation with Corporate Leaders on the Business Climate
President of Oracle Corporation, Safra Catz and CEO, Chairman and President of DIRECTV, Mike White answered questions about the business climate in a conversation led by SIEPR director, John Shoven.
Mervyn King, Stability of the International Monetary and Financial System
Governor of the Bank of England, Mervyn King spoke to the SIEPR Economic Summit audience about growing imbalances and how they should motivate governments to tackle instabilities in the global economy to prevent a repeat of the financial crisis.
For more see section 2 and Q/A
Session 3: Education and Economics
Caroline Hoxby, The Scott and Donya Bommer Professor in the School of Humanities and Sciences and a Senior Fellow at Hoover and SIEPR and
Michelle Rhee, Founder and Chairman of StudentsFirst and the former Chancellor of the DC public schools talked about the research side and the practitioners side of teaching and what it means to students.
Session 4: The Great Recession: The Missing remedy from a Third-World Perspective
Hernando de Soto, the President of the Institute for Liberty and Democracy in Peru shared his views on The Great Recession: the Missing Remedy from a Third-World Perspective.
For more see part 2 and Q/A.
|Critical Issue Sessions|
Session 1: The Long-Run Fiscal Outlook
Meg Whitman, SIEPR Advisory Board Member moderated a Critical Issue Session on the Long Run Fiscal Outlook. The panelists included Henry Aaron, the Bruce and Virginia MacLaury Senior Fellow in the Economic Studies Program at Brookings Institution and SIEPR Board member as well as Donald Marron, Director of the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center.
Session 2: Financial Reform
Sandy Smith, Senior Partner at Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC and SIEPR Advisory Board member moderated a panel on Financial Reform. Joseph Grundfest, Senior Facult at the Arthur and Toni Rock Center for Corporate Governance and SIEPR Senior Fellow along with Eugene Shanks, member of Freddie Mac Board of Directors and SIEPR Board member were the panelists.
Session 3: Inflation/Deflation
Robert Hellman, CEO and Managing Directorof the American Infrastructure MLP Fundand SIEPR Advisory Board member moderated the panel on Inflation/Deflation. He was joined by two former Fed members Donald Kohn, Senior Fellow at the Economic Studies Program, Brookings Institution and Robert Heller, former member, Board of Governors, Federal Reserve System.
Session 4: Cyber Security
Gregory Rosston, Deputy Director, SIEPR was the panel moderator for the session on Cyber Security. His panelists included John Mitchell, the Mary and Gordon Crary Family Professor and Professor of Computer Science and Electrical Engineering; Andy Ozment, Director of Cybersecurity for the National Security Staff at the White House and Ingrid Beierly, Business Leader, Cyber Security and Investigations for Visa Inc.
For more see section 2 and Q/A