Finance and Assets

Aspen IFS Hosts Jason Furman to Discuss President Obama’s Economic Security Agenda

January 31, 2014  • Institute Contributor

On January 31st, 2014, the Aspen Institute Initiative on Financial Security (Aspen IFS) hosted a roundtable discussion with Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. The discussion, moderated by Aspen IFS Founder and Executive Director Lisa Mensah was entitled “The President’s Agenda to increase Household Economic Security.”


In a wide-ranging conversation whose topics were as diverse as its discussants – journalists, academics, advocates, and businesspeople – Furman responded to a number of questions on how the Administration plans to enhance economic opportunity throughout the remainder of the Obama presidency.