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The Fed's Outlook as Vaccine Rollout Shifts into High Gear

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Global Economy Series

Dallas Fed President Robert Kaplan weighs in on the possibility of a global economic recovery as more people around the world receive the COVID-19 vaccination.

Vials with a sticker reading, "COVID-19 / Coronavirus vaccine / Injection only" are seen in front of a displayed U.S. dollar banknote with George Washington and a printed mask
Reuters
Feb
1

Winning the Recovery with David Cote and Henry M. Paulson, Jr.

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Global Economy Series

David Cote, former CEO of Honeywell, and former U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Henry M. Paulson, Jr., shared their experiences of leadership and recovery during a time of crisis.

Closed sign hangs in a window of a business.
Tim Mossholder
Jun
25

Paul Krugman on Pandemic Economics and the Path to Recovery

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Global Economy Series

Nobel Laureate and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman discussed the economic outlook and path to recovery after the spread of COVID-19.

A nearly empty flight from Beijing to LA amid the COVID-19 pandemic
Mx. Granger
Jun
3

Patrick Harker on the Federal Reserve's Response to COVID-19

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Global Economy Series

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia President Patrick Harker joined the Council to share his insights on the key risks facing the US economy during the coronavirus pandemic.

Federal Reserve Bank of New Orleans bank building
Tony Webster
May
7

Diane Swonk on the Coronavirus Impact and 2020 Economic Currents

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Global Economy Series

Grant Thornton's chief economist Diane Swonk joined The Economist's Midwest Correspondent Adam Roberts for a conversation on 2020's economic currents and the developing impact of COVID-19.

A store closed sign, due to the COVID-19 pandemic
Erik McLean
Apr
3

Good Economics for Hard Times

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Global Economy Series

MIT economics professor Abhijit Banerjee joined the Council to argue that traditional Western-centric thinking has failed to benefit the average worker and consumer in an ever more globalized world.

People walk through a busy Times Square in New York City.
Kevin Rajaram
Nov
18

The Global Economic Outlook: Today and Beyond

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Global Economy Series

Jan Hatzius, chief economist at Goldman Sachs, gave an inside look at the current economic situation we face in the US as well as the future of our broader global economy.

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Markus Spiske
Oct
10

Jump-Starting America: Reviving the American Dream

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Global Economy Series

MIT economists Jonathan Gruber and Simon Johnson joined the Council to discuss how the US can recreate an economy where the benefits of growth are shared more widely.

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Jeswin Thomas
Apr
24

US and China: Economic Powers at Odds

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Global Economy Series

Trade experts Phil Levy and Derek Scissors joined the Council to discuss the state of trade relations between the United States and China and the implications for the global economy.

A woman rides her motorcycle past containers at the Port of Shanghai.
Reuters
Mar
13

The Third Pillar: Are Communities Being Left Behind?

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Global Economy Series

Raghuram Rajan, former Governor, Bank of India, examined whether a shift to strengthening and empowering local communities could be the answer to growing economic disparity and political unrest.

Community members stand in a circle in Ecuador.
Dario Valenzuela
Mar
6