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The 2018 Texas Tribune Festival is upon us! Join us Sept. 27-29 in downtown Austin for two days of unique perspectives, thoughtful conversation and networking — all in the shadow of the Texas Capitol. 

Friday, September 28 • 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Have We Made the Economy Great Again?

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Tax cuts, unemployment, the stock market, and what’s best for America.

Moderators
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Ben White

Chief Economic Correspondent for POLITICO
White is the chief economic correspondent for POLITICO and author of the Morning Money column, which covers finance and public policy. He previously served as a Wall Street reporter for The New York Times and U.S. Banking editor for the Financial Times. White has also worked at The... Read More →

Speakers
avatar for James K. Galbraith

James K. Galbraith

Lloyd M. Bentsen Jr. Chair in Government/Business Relations at the LBJ School of Public Affairs and Former Executive Director of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress
Galbraith is the former executive director of the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress. He also served as chair of the board of Economists for Peace and Security and is director of the University of Texas Inequality Project. Galbraith is currently a government professor and... Read More →
avatar for Grover Norquist

Grover Norquist

President of Americans for Tax Reform
Norquist is president of Americans for Tax Reform, which he founded in 1985. He serves on the board of directors of the National Rifle Association and as president of the American Society for Competitiveness. Norquist previously served as an economist and chief speechwriter for the... Read More →


Friday September 28, 2018 3:15pm - 4:15pm
Stateside at The Paramount 719 Congress Ave., Austin, TX 78701