Post-Election Fiscal Drama in the United States: A Real Cliffhanger |

Post-Election Fiscal Drama in the United States: A Real Cliffhanger

Synopsis:

A cliffhanger is a melodramatic story or event with a strong element of suspense. This aptly describes the political theatrics revolving around the rapidly approaching fiscal cliff in the United States, namely significant mandatory tax increases and budget cuts if President Obama and Congress cannot reach a compromise solution by the end of the year. This talk will cover the current state of the U.S. economy and the implications for future growth prospects of alternative fiscal policy responses to the fiscal cliff.

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Speaker(s):

Dr. Jay K. Rosengard, Lecturer in Public Policy, Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation; Director, Financial Sector Program, Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government Harvard Kennedy School

Date:
Monday, 04 February 2013
Time:
5:15 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Venue:

Seminar Room 3-1,
Level 3, Manasseh Meyer,
Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy,
469C Bukit Timah Road,
Singapore 259772

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