Seminars

SGE Evening Seminar: Tax Reform Proposals

Monday, December 23rd, 2013

Panel:

Dr. Thomas Hungerford, Senior Economist and Director, Tax and Budget Policy, Economic Policy Institute

Dr. Diane Lim, Chief Economist, The Pew Charitable Trusts

Thursday, January 16, 2014  5:45 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
(light refreshments will be served)
Wellstone conference room, 3rd floor.
1333 H St, N.W. (between 13th and 14th Streets.)
Washington, DC20005

(Metro: McPherson Square Station)
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SGE Evening Seminar: How Political Donations Influence Economic Decisions

Thursday, February 28th, 2013

Panel:
Bob Edgar, President and CEO, Common Cause
Paul S. Herrnson, Director, Center for American Politics and Citizenship, University of Maryland at College Park

Tuesday, March 5, 2013, at 6:00 p.m. (Refreshments 5:45 p.m.)
Conference Room, Common Cause, Room 900, 9th Floor
1133 19th St. N.W., Washington, DC 20036
Metro: Farragut North (red line) or Farragut West (Blue or Orange line) (more…)

June 22, 2011 Seminar: Budget Priorities for the New Congress

Sunday, May 29th, 2011

Panel:
Dr. James R. Horney, Vice President for Federal Fiscal Policy,
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities
Dr. Heather Boushey, Senior Economist, Center for American Progress (more…)

January 13, 2011 Seminar: The Role of Women in Fostering Economic Development

Monday, January 10th, 2011

Panel:
Pierella Paci, Sector Manager, Gender and Development, World Bank
Carol Graham, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution

Thursday, January 13, 2011, at 6:00 p.m. (Refreshments 5:45 p.m.)
Conference room 483, Congressional Budget Office
2nd & D Streets, SW, 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20515
(Metro: Federal Center Station)
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April 29, 2010 Seminar: The Impact of Tax Evasion on the Federal Budget

Monday, April 19th, 2010

Panel:
Jack Blum, Tax Justice Network
James Henry, Economist, Tax Justice Network
Martin A. Sullivan, Economist, Tax Analysts
Guest Panelist, Internal Revenue Service (invited)
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6/24 Seminar: High-Speed Passenger Rail Transportation

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

If you have an idea for a seminar, please contact the president.

High-Speed Passenger Rail Transportation Proposals

Wednesday, June 24, 2009 at 6:00 p.m. (Refreshments 5:40 p.m.)
Surface Transportation Board Hearing Room First floor, Patriots Plaza
395 E St., S.W., Washington, DC

(Metro: Federal Center SW-Orange/Blue and L’Enfant Plaza-Green/Yellow)

Panel:
Mark E. Yachmetz, Associate Administrator for Railroad Development, Federal Railroad Administration
Joyce Rose, Republican Staff Director for the Subcommittee on Railroads, Pipelines and Hazardous Materials

Light refreshments served. The seminar is free, but please E-mail Melvyn Sacks at MelSacks@cavtel.net for reservations.

3/24 Seminar: Genesis of the Financial Meltdown

Tuesday, March 24th, 2009

Panel:
Josh Bivens, Economist, Economic Policy Institute
Adam Posen, Deputy Director, Peterson Institute for International Economics

10/28 Seminar: Debate between McCain and Obama Economic Policies

Friday, November 28th, 2008

Panel:
Harry Holzer, Professor of Public Policy, Georgetown University
Tim Kane, Senior Policy Advisor for John McCain 2008

3/24 Seminar: Fallout from the Subprime Lending Crisis – Repercussions for Homeowners and Lenders

Monday, March 24th, 2008

Panel:
Kathleen Day, Vice President, Center for Responsible Lending
Jonathan Miller, Professional Staff Member, Senate Banking Committee

6/28 Seminar: How High Gasoline Prices Need To Go Into Order to Substantially Impact The Use and Construction of Public Transportation

Thursday, June 28th, 2007

Panel:
Ed Tennyson, Pennsylvania Deputy Secretary of Transportation (ret.)
Ross Capon, Executive Director, National Association of Railroad Passengers
Clifford Winston, Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution