In the Nation's Interest

April 2013 Trustee Conference Call

On April 17, 2013, Steve Odland, Joe Minarik and Elliot Schwartz presented updates to trustees as part of CED's regular monthly conference call series. Below is a brief summary of the content, including the question and answer session; and the presentations in full. Topics covered include a wrap-up of the President's fiscal year 2014 budget; a summary of economists' Robert Z. Lawrence and Lawrence Edwards' new book, Rising Tide: Is Growth in Emerging Economies Good for the United States?; and a discussion of current debates in international trade that CED may want to consider for future research.