Laura Tyson

University of California, Berkeley

Guest/Host

Economist and Professor at the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley; former Chair of the President's Council of Economic Advisers (1993-1995), she also served as Director of the National Economic Council

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A post-election conversation on the new American majority and the impending fiscal cliff.

A New American Majority and the Fiscal Cliff

A post-election conversation on the new American majority and the impending fiscal cliff.

from Left, Right & Center

We look at all things related to the economy in the news this week, and find a lot of bad and ugly, but not much good...

Cures for an Ailing Economy?

We look at all things related to the economy in the news this week, and find a lot of bad and ugly, but not much good...

from Left, Right & Center

Germany and the European debt bailout, the Fed's Bernanke challenges lawmakers, the constitutionality of Obama’s healthcare act, Chris Christie, and the death of al-Awlaki...

How Can We Save Europe?

Germany and the European debt bailout, the Fed's Bernanke challenges lawmakers, the constitutionality of Obama’s healthcare act, Chris Christie, and the death of al-Awlaki...

from Left, Right & Center

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