Faculty Panel on Budget Options for the U.S.

Myron Scholes
Global Markets Forum

January 10, 2011, 12–1 p.m., Harper Center

This panel discussed the choices the United States faces in trying to fix our long-term federal budget problems. The faculty explored the tradeoffs of adjusting taxes versus changing spending and provided some principles to use in judging alternative proposals.

Panelists were professors Steven Davis, John Huizinga, and Harald Uhlig. Anil Kashyap moderated.

This event was part of the Initiative on Global Markets (IGM) and is generously sponsored by Myron Scholes.


Steven Davis
William H. Abbott Professor of International Business and Economics

John Huizinga
Walter David "Bud" Fackler Distinguished Service Professor of Economics

Harald Uhlig
Professor in Economics and the College and Chairman of the Department of Economics


Jennifer Williams