A discussion on deficit reduction measures hosted by Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security. The conversation will isolate dominant contributors to the U.S. fiscal deficit, identify practical solutions for restructuring government expenditures and revenues, and highlight political fault lines that threaten meaningful reform. The event will be moderated by David Leonhardt, New York Times columnist. Participants will include: Dean Baker Co-Director, Center for Economic and Policy Research Lisa Mensah Executive Director, The Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security Grover Norquist President, Americans for Tax Reform Andrew Stern Senior Research Fellow, Georgetown Publilc Policy Institute Eugene Steuerle Institute Fellow & Richard B. Fisher Chair, The Urban Institute. The panel is introduced by Raymond O'Mara III, Senior Associate with the Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security.
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