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14 Facts about US Investments in Infrastructure and R&D

Bipartisan support in Congress is emerging for new strategic investments in science and technology, in addition to a trillion-dollar infrastructure deal. These proposals reflect an emerging consensus that large-scale government investments are necessary to support the US economy’s transition to sustainable energy sources, address underlying sources of domestic inequality, and promote American economic competitiveness.  In ...

Karen Dynan

KAREN DYNAN is a Professor of the Practice in the Harvard University Department of Economics and at the Harvard Kennedy School. She is also a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. She previously served as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of the Treasury from 2014 ...

Douglas Holtz-Eakin

DOUG HOLTZ-EAKIN has a distinguished record as an academic, policy adviser, and strategist. Currently he is the president of the American Action Forum and most recently was a commissioner on the congressionally chartered Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. He was the 6th director of the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office from 2003 to 2005. Following his tenure ...

Robert K. Steel

ROBERT K. STEEL is a Partner and Vice Chairman of Advisory at Perella Weinberg Partners. Prior to joining Perella Weinberg Partners in May of 2014, Mr. Steel was New York City’s Deputy Mayor for Economic Development where he oversaw the NYC Economic Development Corporation. He was previously CEO of Wachovia Corporation, where he oversaw the ...

Neil Irwin

NEIL IRWIN is chief economic correspondent at Axios. He is lead author of Axios Macro, a daily e-mail newsletter focused on U.S. and global economies and economic policy, and more. He was previously senior economic correspondent at The New York Times, where he wrote commentary and analysis on the economy. He is the author of ...

Brian Moynihan

BRIAN MOYNIHAN leads a team of more than 200,000 employees dedicated to making financial lives better for people, companies of every size, and institutional investors across the United States and around the world. Bank of America has been recognized as a leader in financial services, including on Fortune magazine’s list of The Best Big Companies ...

Neel Kashkari

NEEL KASHKARI has been president and chief executive officer of the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis since Jan. 1, 2016. He serves as a member on the Federal Open Market Committee, bringing the Ninth Federal Reserve District’s perspective to monetary policy discussions in Washington, D.C. In addition to those responsibilities, Neel oversees Minneapolis Fed operations ...