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Talks
The American Economy in the Age of Trump
The Byron Wien Lecture on Financial History
James Grant, Byron R. Wien (moderator)
Mon, May 13th, 2019 | 6:30 pm
$44
(Members $32)

EVENT DETAILS

Since taking office, President Donald J. Trump has made U.S. economic growth one of the central priorities for his administration. Inheriting a growing economy from the Obama administration, by the end of 2018 unemployment had dropped to its lowest numbers in nearly half a century, while business profits and consumer confidence have continued rising. Longtime observers James Grant and Byron R. Wien return to discuss current economic trends and how government policy in recent years—from trade tariffs to corporate regulations—will continue to impact the American economy.

James Grant is the founder and editor of Grant’s Interest Rate Observer. Byron R. Wien (moderator) is vice chairman of Private Wealth Solutions at Blackstone. They are trustees of the New-York Historical Society.

LOCATION

The Robert H. Smith Auditorium at the New-York Historical Society, 170 Central Park West, New York, NY 10024

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