Rebuilding the Global Economy: Role of the White House

Jason Furman (PIIE), Karen Dynan (PIIE), Douglas A. Irwin (PIIE) and Nicholas R. Lardy (PIIE)

Details

October 26, 2020 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM EDT
Virtual Event
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Event Summary

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed and worsened many historic economic challenges, compounded by the growing retreat from international cooperation and slowing growth rates. The Peterson Institute is launching a new series, Rebuilding the Global Economy, to lay out for policymakers heading into 2021 what needs to be repaired by defining critical and practical priorities, and offering credible solutions.

These PIIE-led proposals and dialogues will be rolled out through the end of 2020, culminating in the release of a major comprehensive policy program in January 2021. They will take the form of memoranda to policymakers and policy briefs, accompanied by data visualizations, blogs, videos, and virtual events with experts, edited and moderated by Adam S. Posen, president of PIIE.

The virtual discussions will outline a multi-faceted set of policy responses to achieve sustainable, inclusive economic growth and improve human welfare. This discussion focused on the role of the White House featuring policy memos advising:

Read the memoranda to policymakers on the Rebuilding the Global Economy microsite.

ABOUT THIS SERIES

Rebuilding the Global Economy, launched by the Peterson Institute for International Economics (PIIE) in October 2020, is a series that lays out for policymakers heading into 2021 what needs to be repaired by defining critical and practical priorities, and offering credible solutions. These PIIE-led proposals will take the form of memoranda to policymakers and policy briefs, accompanied by data visualizations, blogs, videos, and virtual events with experts. The virtual discussions will outline a multi-faceted set of policy responses to achieve sustainable, inclusive economic growth and improve human welfare.