The Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research invites you to join us for a virtual associates meeting with Maya MacGuineas on Tuesday, July 21, 2020 at 12:00 PDT. Maya MacGuineas, president of the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, will be discussing the national debt and the challenges of fiscal policy in the COVID-19 economy. This presentation and discussion will be moderated by Mark Duggan, Trione Director of SIEPR and Senior Fellow.
About the speaker:
Maya MacGuineas is the president of the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Her areas of expertise include budget, tax, and economic policy. As a leading budget expert for the past twenty years and a political independent, she has worked closely with members of both parties and serves as a trusted resource on Capitol Hill. MacGuineas testifies regularly before Congress and has published broadly, including regularly in The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, The Financial Times, The Atlantic, and numerous other outlets. She also appears regularly as a commentator on television.
MacGuineas oversees a number of the Committee’s projects including the grassroots coalition Fix the Debt; the Committee’s Fiscal Institute; and FixUS, a project seeking to better understand the root causes of our nation’s growing divisions and deteriorating political system, and to work with others to bring attention to these issues and the need to fix them. Her most recent area of focus is on the future of the economy, technology, and capitalism.
Previously, MacGuineas worked at the Brookings Institution and on Wall Street, and in the spring of 2009 she did a stint on The Washington Post editorial board, covering economic and fiscal policy. MacGuineas serves on a number of boards and is a native Washingtonian.
Watch: Maya MacGuineas on the Coronavirus Pandemic and Federal Spending