Glenn Hutchins: National Debt 10 Myths About Government Debt 3 months ago   02:00

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Glenn Hutchins, Silver Lake: Although our economy is recovering, our national debt could stymie its growth.

On January 15, the Brookings Institution brought together a distinguished group of private and public sector leaders for a day-long series of panels addressing fiscal challenges, U.S. manufacturing and government performance. Brookings experts have released several new papers on these topics with recommendations focused on the first 100 days. For more on this event, visit: http://goo.gl/s34YP

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10 Myths About Government Debt Glenn Hutchins: National Debt 3 months ago   21:16

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Myth 1 is that the government owes “only” $20 trillion. (In reality, it’s much more.) But luckily, Myth 10 is that there’s no way to fix this problem… Prof. Antony Davies explains.

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How Big is the U.S. Debt? (video): A stunning visual representation of the ever-growing amount of debt and unfunded liabilities being accumulated by the federal government, narrated by Prof. Antony Davies.
https://ai-tube.com/videoai/xp_5Q3J3uGb
How Should Governments Deal With Debt? (video): Nations that spend themselves into debt face very difficult choices. Prof. Steve Davies describes the three main choices that governments have to fix their debt problems.
https://ai-tube.com/videoai/dYUfI2KflYH
Debts, Deficits, and Spending Cuts (video): Prof. Jeff Miron of Harvard University explains we should focus on reducing spending, rather than managing the deficit, if we want to reign-in the runaway national debt.
https://ai-tube.com/videoai/wNoYiTNSU2j


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