October 31, 2014

Recent Events

U of Minnesota: Applied Economics Field Day hosts The Concord Coalition
January 9, 2013 8:00am - 11:30am

Midwest Regional Director to conduct chart talk and interactive deficit reduction exercise with 400+ AP econ students from the Minneapolis metro area.

Students will work together in small groups to determine what they believe to be the best deficit reduction plan.

Concord's Phil Smith speaks to Charlotte Financial Advisors Meeting
January 8, 2013 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Concord's national political director Phil Smith addresses a meeting of Charlotte citizens by special invitiation.  This event is produced by Financial Advisor Jim Hessner. 

Kelly Insurance Center
December 11, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm

In this presentation Dr. Imhof will explain the measurement and economics of the federal budget deficit: historical context, current levels and future projections (and components of those projections – including what makes the projections economically unsustainable).  Specifically,...

University of Wisconsin -- Principles & Priorities interactive budget exercise for ALL students, faculty and staff
December 4, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Please join The Concord Coalition and several student-led organizations on the Wisconsin campus for a campus-wide program where attendees get to create a package of deficit reduction policy options to improve our nation's long-term fiscal outlook.

 

Health Policy and the National Debt
November 15, 2012 9:00am - 12:00pm

College of Public Health graduate students in this health policy course will weigh the various mandatory spending and revenue policy choices associated with health care and the federal budget and determine which should be changed to help address our future deficits and health care spending.

Penn State Sapphire Leadership Program hosts Concord Budget Exercise
November 14, 2012 6:00pm - 8:00pm

Concord's national polical director Phil Smith administers Concord's budget exercise at an event sponsored by the Sapphire Leadership Program at Penn State University.

Georgia State University Accounting Fraternity Hosts Concord's Budget Exercise
November 12, 2012 4:30pm - 6:30pm

Concord's southern regional director Phil Smith administers Concord's budget exercise to a large group of Georgia State University accounting students.  The sponsoring organization is BAP (Beta Alpha Psi).  For more information please email ...

Concord's Phil Smith moderates non-partisan Election Year Discussion
October 30, 2012 12:00pm - 1:15pm

Concord's national political director Phil Smith moderates a non-partisan election discussion with Kennesaw State University political scientist Kerwin Swint and the well-renowned public policy expert and pollster Beth Schapiro.  For more information about this luncheon event, please email...

Government Class to Reduce the Deficit: Principles & Priorities exercise
October 30, 2012 9:30am - 1:30pm

Two classes of government students will attempt to reduce the nation's deficits over the next 10 years by participating in an interactive budget exercise called Principles & Priorities.

Phil Smith addresses Statesboro, Ga. Rotary Club
October 29, 2012 1:00pm - 2:00pm

Concord's southern regional director, Phil Smith, addresses the Rotary Club of Statesboro, GA.

Georgia Association of Economic Educators hosts Concord's Phil Smith
October 26, 2012 11:00am - 12:00pm

Phil Smith gives the keynote address to the annual luncheon of the Georgia Association of Economic Educators in Athens, Georgia. 

Georgia Launch of Fix the Debt
October 25, 2012 10:30am - 11:00am

Phil Smith, Concord's southern regional director, participates in a press conference for the launch of "Fix The Debt" in Georgia. 

A Federal Budget Overview for Wildlife Professionals
October 17, 2012 8:00am - 4:30pm

Poster Session presentation 8-12

Oral presentation at 4:00

"Up Front" with Michael Gousha (Channel 12 news, Milwaukee, WI)
October 14, 2012 9:30am - 10:00am

Diane Lim Rogers spoke with host Michael Gousha about the influence of the upcoming Presidential election on fiscal policy, the fiscal cliff, and other matters pertinent to the federal budget.

Marquette Law School hosts The Concord Coalition: "On the Issues"
October 11, 2012 12:15pm - 1:15pm

Diane Lim Rogers, Chief Economist for the Concord Coalition, will discuss with Michael Gousha and attendees:

Is the U.S. about to plunge off a fiscal cliff? What are the causes and consequences of our nation’s enormous deficit and debt problems, and what will it take to fix them? Are...