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5/26/22 NEC Webinar: ‘Fiscal Policy in a Time of High Inflation’ with Marc Goldwein, CRFB

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5/26/22 NEC Webinar: ‘Fiscal Policy in a Time of High Inflation’ with Marc Goldwein, CRFB

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May 26 @ 12:00 pm 1:00 pm

‘Fiscal Policy in a Time of High Inflation’ with Marc Goldwein, Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director, Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB)

Date: Thursday, May 26
Time: 12pm to 1pm EST

The United States is currently experiencing the highest rate of inflation in four decades, with excessive fiscal stimulus at least partly to blame. While the Federal Reserve bears the primary responsibility for bringing inflation back under control, they may be unable to navigate the proverbial “soft landing” on their own. In these unique circumstances, it may be desirable for fiscal policy to assist monetary policy in its efforts to stabilize price levels, while also addressing our high and rising national debt.

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About our speaker:
Marc Goldwein is the Senior Vice President and Senior Policy Director for the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, where he guides and conducts research on a wide array of topics related to fiscal policy and the federal budget. He is frequently quoted in a number of major media outlets and works regularly with Members of Congress and their staffs on budget-related issues.

Previously, Marc served as Associate Director of the National Commission on Fiscal Responsibility and Reform (The Fiscal Commission) and senior budget analyst on the Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (The Super Committee). He also conducted research for the Government Accountability Office, the World Bank, the Historian’s Office at the Social Security Administration, and the Institute of Governmental Studies at UC Berkeley.

In addition to his work at the Committee, Marc serves on Martha’s Tables’ Business Advisory Council and teaches economics at Johns Hopkins University and the University of California DC. Marc is the recipient of the Johns Hopkins University Excellence in Teaching award and was featured in the Forbes “30 Under 30” list for Law & Policy. He holds a BA and MA from Johns Hopkins University. (Read more here)

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