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24 June, 2020 | (01 hr)

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The fiscal challenges stemming from the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis are unprecedented for policy makers at national, state and local levels. While the initial response has been generally fast, the demand for larger and more comprehensives fiscal support packages keeps piling up while the emphasis is quickly shifting from relief to stimulus programs.

Join our expert panel as they discuss the planned programs, their implementation, new priorities, and their impact on fiscal and debt management. We will not only explore the challenges at a federal level, but also at state and local levels, and learn about best practices around the globe.

By attending this program, viewers will be able to answer the following critical questions:

    • How well are the existing federal fiscal packages implemented in the United States?
    • What has been most effective from the perspective of supporting business and workers to weather this storm?
    • What are best practices from fiscal policy responses in other countries?
    • How can state, local and federal policy makers work together to maximize the impact of every tax dollar spent?
    • What are the potential business impacts from rising debt and deficits over the next decade?

Who Should Attend: Global business executives across all functions

Speakers

Luiz de Mello, Ph.D.

Luiz de Mello, Ph.D.
Director of the Policy Studies Branch, Economics Department
OECD

Luiz de Mello is Director of the Policy Studies Branch at the Economics Department of the OECD.

Together with the policy studies teams, Luiz provides leadership and strategic direction within the Economics Department, ensuring the design and implementation of analysis and policies which p...Full Bio

Maya Macguineas

Maya Macguineas
President
Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

Maya MacGuineas is the president of the bipartisan Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget. Her areas of expertise include budget, tax, and economic policy. As a leading budget expert for the past twenty years and a political independent, she has worked closely with members of both parties and...Full Bio

Joseph J. Minarik

Joseph J. Minarik
Senior Vice President and Director of Research
Committee for Economic Development

Joseph Minarik was the chief economist of the Office of Management and Budget for the eight years of the Clinton Administration, helping to formulate the Administration’s program to eliminate the budget deficit, including both the Omnibus Budget Reconciliation Act of 1993 and the bipartisan...Full Bio

Kim Rueben

Kim Rueben
Sol Price Fellow and Director, State and Local Finance Initiative
Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center

Kim Rueben is the Sol Price fellow and director of the State and Local Finance Initiative at the Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center. Rueben is an expert on state and local public finance and the economics of education. Her work examines issues of state and local public finance and focuses on state...Full Bio

Bart van Ark

Bart van Ark (Moderator)
Executive Vice President & Global Chief Economist; Program Director, CFO: Fortune 250 Council
The Conference Board

Bart van Ark is executive vice president and global chief economist of The Conference Board, a global business research think tank headquartered in New York...Full Bio

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