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Hearings

A hearing before the Joint Economic Committee will be held on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at 2:00 p.m., in room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building.

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WASHINGTON, DC—Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) today announced that the Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, July 12, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building. Witnesses will address the reasons for the record-setting number of job vacancies in the United States and how American workers could be matched better to the available job opportunities. Increased workforce participation and productivity are critical for accelerating economic growth and improving opportunities for American families. Watch video of the hearing.  Transcript of the hearing is available here

WHAT:

Hearing on “A Record Six Million U. S. Job Vacancies:  Reasons and Remedies”

WHO:

Ms. Diana Furchtgott-Roth

Senior Fellow and Director of the Economics21 Program

Manhattan Institute

Washington, D.C.

 

Dr. David T. Harrison

President

Columbus State Community College

Columbus, Ohio

 

Mr. Scot McLemore

Technical Workforce Development Manager

Honda North America, Inc.

Marysville, Ohio

 

 

Dr. Betsey Stevenson

Associate Professor of Public Policy of the Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy

University of Michigan

Ann Arbor, Mich.

 

WHEN:

10:00 a.m., Wednesday, July 12, 2017

WHERE:

Room 2020 of the Rayburn House Office Building

Chairman Pat Tiberi presiding.

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WHAT:

Hearing on “Economic Aspects of the Opioid Crisis”

WHO:

Professor Sir Angus Deaton

Laureate of the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Senior Scholar and the Dwight D. Eisenhower Professor of Economics and International Affairs Emeritus

Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs and the Economics Department

Princeton University

Princeton, NJ

 

The Honorable Mike DeWine

Ohio Attorney General

Columbus, Ohio

 

Dr. Lisa N. Sacco

Crime Policy Analyst

Congressional Research Service

Library of Congress

Washington, D.C.

 

Dr. Richard G. Frank

Margaret T. Morris Professor of Health Economics

Department of Health Care Policy

Harvard Medical School

Boston, MA

 

WHEN:

10:00 a.m., Thursday, June 8, 2017

WHERE:

1100 Longworth House Office Building

Chairman Pat Tiberi presiding.

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WASHINGTON, DC—Chairman Pat Tiberi (R-Ohio) today announced that the Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on Wednesday, May 17, 2017, at 10:00 a.m. in room 106 of the Dirksen Senate Office Building.

WHAT:

Hearing on “What We Do Together: The State of Social Capital in America Today”

WHO:

Dr. Robert D. Putnam

Peter and Isabel Malkin Professor of Public Policy, John F. Kennedy School of Government

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

 

Dr. Charles Murray

W.H. Brady Scholar in Culture & Freedom, American Enterprise Institute for Public Policy Research

Washington, D.C.

 

Dr. Yuval Levin

Hertog Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center

Editor, National Affairs

Washington, D.C.

 

Dr. Mario Small

Grafstein Family Professor, Department of Sociology

Harvard University

Cambridge, MA

 

WHEN:

10:00 a.m., Wednesday, May 17, 2017

WHERE:

106 Dirksen Senate Office Building

Vice Chairman Mike Lee presiding.

A full transcipt and hearing report is available here.

Full Hearing Transcript is Available Here

WHAT:

Hearing on “The Decline of Economic Opportunity in the United States: Causes and Consequences”

WHO:

Dr. Timothy Kane

JP Conte Fellow in Immigration Studies, Hoover Institution

Washington, D.C.

*Dr. Kane will present the testimony of of Dr. Lazear, who is unable to attend 

The Honorable Edward Lazear

Professor of Economics, Graduate School of Business, Stanford University

Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution

Former Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers

Stanford, California

 

Mr. John Lettieri

Co-Founder and Senior Director for Policy and Strategy, Economic Innovation Group

Washington, D.C.

 

Dr. Jared Bernstein

Senior Fellow, Center on Budget and Policy Priorities

Washington, D.C.

 

WHEN:

10:00 a.m., Wednesday, April 5, 2017

Nov 17 2016

The Economic Outlook

Chairman Dan Coats (R-Ind.) announced that the Joint Economic Committee will hold a hearing on Thursday, November 17, 2016, at 10:00 a.m. in room 216 of the Hart Senate Office Building.