Crisis and Aftermath: The Economic Outlook and Risks for the Federal Budget and Debt

Full Committee Hearing

Date: Tuesday, February 9, 2010 Time: 10:00 AM

There was no video broadcast for this event.


The Senate Budget Committee held a hearing on February 9, 2010 to hear testimony about the economic outlook and risks for the Federal budget and debt.  The Committee heard testimony from three expert economists: Dr. Carmen Reinhart, Dr. Simon Johnson, Dr. Donald Marron.

A transcript of Chairman Conrad's opening remarks, archived video of the entire hearing, and other materials are below, including the prepared testimony of the witnesses.

Additional Materials

Transcript of Sen. Conrad's Opening Remarks

Full Hearing Video