Bipartisan Polcy Center Takes a Look at Reducing the National Debt
Recorded: Wednesday, February 16, 2011
Duration: 60 minutes
Presented by: Dr. Joe Minarik, Former Chief Economist, House Budget Committee and
Member of the Bipartisan Policy Center’s Debt Reduction Task Force
Cost: Free to members and non-members
Guest speaker, Dr. Joe Minarik, provided a bipartisan perspective on what it could take to reduce the national debt. Dr. Minarik currently serves as the Senior VP and Director of Research, Committee for Economic Development. Over the last year he worked with former Senate Budget Committee Chair Pete Domenici and former OMB Director Alice Rivlin and 16 former government officials and budget experts to develop a comprehensive plan to reduce the nation’s debt. He was the chief economist at the Office of Management and Budget for the eight years of the Clinton administration. Get a behind-the-scenes look at some of the policies that Congress will likely consider this year as federal debt reduction debate moves forward.