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Economic Policy Challenges for the Next Administration

November 3, 2008

The incoming President faces a series of daunting economic challenges including a global financial crisis, a growing budget deficit, and, as the graph above indicates, a potentially severe recession. The upcoming G20 meeting and the possibility of a second fiscal stimulus may test the President-elect even before he enters office. This package addresses the many economic challenges facing the next Administration.

NYTimes: A Towering Economic To-Do List for Obama
Brookings: Top 10 Global Economic Challenges Facing the 44th President
Newsweek: Dear Mr. President-Advice from Seven Nobel Laureates on Fixing the Economy
Rubin, Bernstein: No More Economic False Choices
Gross: Dear President Obama

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