Federal budget deficit examined, April 17
Posted April 12, 2006; 04:48 p.m.
The dangers of continued federal budget deficits will be explored in a session at 5 p.m. Monday, April 17, in McCosh 64.
Speaking will be: Alan Blinder, the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics at Princeton; and Ed Lorenzen, policy director at the Concord Coalition.
Blinder served as a member of President Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers and as vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Lorenzen is a former Congressional aide. The Arlington,Va.-based Concord Coalition is a nonpartisan grassroots organization dedicated to informing the public about the need for responsible fiscal policy.
The event, sponsored by Students for Fiscal Responsibility, will include a question-and-answer session.