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Global Perspectives

Connecting global thought leaders and community members for conversation around economic issues.

Janet L. Yellen

Distinguished fellow in residence, Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution

April 10, 2019

Janet Yellen discusses how she became an economist, her job serving as the Fed chair and rethinking the 2 percent inflation goal.

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Mike Leavitt

Founder, Leavitt Partners

April 4, 2019

Former Utah governor and Bush-era cabinet member Mike Leavitt shares his thoughts on reforming health care, the new models of education and how technology is disrupting higher education.

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Mike Leavitt

Founder, Leavitt Partners

April 4, 2019

Former Utah governor and Bush-era cabinet member Mike Leavitt shares his thoughts on reforming health care, the new models of education and how technology is disrupting higher education.

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N. Gregory Mankiw

Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics, Harvard University

March 7, 2019

N. Gregory Mankiw talks about what economists don’t understand about politicians, and what politicians don’t understand about economists.

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Richard H. Clarida

Vice chair, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

February 25, 2019

Richard H. Clarida discusses the global effects of U.S. monetary policy, the U.S. fiscal situation and the data dependence.

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John Hess

CEO, Hess Corp.

February 12, 2019

John Hess shares his take on the impact of climate change on energy, understanding environmental challenges and the search for U.S. reserves.

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Maya MacGuineas

President, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

January 16, 2019

Maya MacGuineas addresses how the U.S. can handle the growing burden of U.S. debt, the importance of human capital and how politics is impacting the national debt.

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Jerome H. Powell

Chairman, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System

November 14, 2018

Jerome H. Powell discusses his career path to the Federal Reserve, challenges to normalizing monetary policy and the state of the economy.

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Robert S. Taubman

Chairman, president and CEO, Taubman Centers, Inc.

November 5, 2018

Robert S. Taubman talks about brick and mortar stores, how e-commerce is affecting shopping centers and the state of retail in China.

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Ellen Ochoa

Former director of NASA’s Johnson Space Center; former member of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas board of directors

October 4, 2018

Ellen Ochoa discusses her path to being an astronaut, the importance of STEAM education and serving on the Dallas Fed board.

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David Wessel

Director, Hutchins Center on Fiscal and Monetary Policy at the Brookings Institution

April 4, 2018

David Wessel talks about the skills a former journalist brings to a think tank, the biggest economic problems facing the United States and the challenges of the modern press.

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Darren Walker

President, The Ford Foundation

February 26, 2018

Darren Walker discusses lessons of leadership, the creation of the Ford Foundation and the function of philanthropy in society.

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