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Country and Regional Studies

Review of the EU Financial Regulatory Framework [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript of testimony before the UK House of Lords, London
September 9, 2014

Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve on Its 100-Year Anniversary [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared remarks submitted to the House Financial Services Committee, Hearing on "Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve on Its 100-Year Anniversary"
July 10, 2014

US-India Intellectual Property Rights Issues: Comment on USTR Special 301 Review [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Written submission for the "2014 Special 301 Review: Identification of Countries Under Section 182 of the Trade Act of 1974: Request for Public Comment and Announcement of Public Hearing"
March 7, 2014

European Banking Union: Current Outlook and Short-Term Choices [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement presented at the conference "Banking Union and the Financing of the Portuguese Economy," Assembleia da Republica / Portuguese Parliament, Lisbon
February 26, 2014

Effects of Trade, Investment, and Industrial Policies in India [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the United States International Trade Commission Hearing on Trade Investment, and Industrial Policies in India: Effects
February 12, 2014

The Impact of the Volcker Rule on Job Creators [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Financial Services Committee hearing on "The Impact of the Volcker Rule on Job Creators, Part I"
January 15, 2014

Examining the GAO Study on Government Support for Bank Holding Companies [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on "Examining the GAO Study on Government Support for Bank Holding Companies"
January 8, 2014

Banking Union in Nine Questions [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Written statement prepared for the Interparliamentary Conference under Article 13 of the Fiscal Compact, held at Palazzo Montecitorio (Rome)
September 30, 2014

Opportunities for Canada to Contribute to Energy Security in Ukraine and the Rest of Europe
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, House of Commons, Canada
May 1, 2014

International Impacts of the Federal Reserve's Quantitative Easing Program [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared testimony submitted to the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade
January 9, 2014

Ukraine, Moldova, the European Union, and US Interests [pdf]
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on European Affairs
November 14, 2013

North Korea and the Right to Food [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the United Nations' Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea Public Hearings
October 30, 2013

What Have We Learned from 100 Years of Federal Reserve History? [pdf]
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade
September 11, 2013

The Fed at 100: Can Monetary Policy Close the Growth Gap and Promote a Sound Dollar? [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on "The Fed at 100: Can Monetary Policy Close the Growth Gap and Promote a Sound Dollar?"
April 18, 2013

Flirting with Disaster: Solving the Federal Debt Crisis [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to Joint Economic Committee of Congress, hearing on "Flirting with Disaster: Solving the Federal Debt Crisis."
March 14, 2013

Deepening US-India Trade Relations [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Ways and Means Committee of the United States Congress, hearing on "US-India trade relations."
March 13, 2013

The Statutory Debt Limit [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Ways and Means Committee, hearing on statutory debt limit
January 22, 2013

Assessing the Investment Climate in India and Improving Market Access in Financial Services in India [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Committee on Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on "National Security and International Trade and Finance"
September 25, 2013

Impact of Recent and Pending Free Trade Agreements on Small Businesses [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Small Business hearing "Ready to Export: Small Business Policy Recommendations for USTR"
June 26, 2013

The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Austerity [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee hearing on "The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Austerity"
June 4, 2013

European Union Economic Relations: Crisis and Opportunity [pdf]
by Douglas A. Rediker, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the United States Senate Committee on Foreign Relations hearing on "European Union Economic Relations: Crisis and Opportunity."
May 23, 2013

America Needs More Expansionary Monetary Policy [pdf]
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the US House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services' Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade hearing entitled, "Near-Zero Rate, Near-Zero Effect? Is 'Unconventional' Monetary Policy Really Working?"
March 5, 2013

Opportunities for US Exports of Business Services [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement submitted before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means
September 20, 2012

Challenges of Europe's Fourfold Union [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement presented before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs hearing on "The Future of the Eurozone: Outlook and Lessons"
August 1, 2012

How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on “How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment”
May 16, 2012

Outlook for the Euro Area
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented before the hearing on "The Outlook for the Eurozone," Senate Budget Committee, United States Senate
February 1, 2012

The Outlook for the Euro Crisis and Implications for the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented before the hearing on "The Outlook for the Eurozone," Senate Budget Committee, United States Senate
February 1, 2012

Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Financial Services Committee, the Joint Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, and the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Hearing on "Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule on Markets, Businesses, Investors, and Job Creation."
January 18, 2012

The Future of the Euro Area [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement presented before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs hearing on "The Future of the Eurozone: Outlook and Lessons"
August 1, 2012

Assessing the Strategic and Economic Dialogue [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the Hearing on Reviewing the US–China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
May 23, 2012

Increasing Market Access for US Financial Firms in China [pdf]
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented at "Increasing Market Access for US Financial Firms in China: Update on Progress of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue" hearing before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade
May 16, 2012

The Euro Area Crisis: Origin, Current Status, and European and US Responses [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia
October 27, 2011

An Action Plan for the G-20
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the hearing "The G-20 and Global Economic and Financial Risks," Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, United States Senate
October 20, 2011

The European Debt and Financial Crisis: Origins, Options
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Congressional testimony submitted to the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance
September 22, 2011

A Muscular Multilateralism to Engage China on Trade [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress, hearing on "Manufacturing in the USA: How Trade Policy Offshores Jobs"
September 21, 2011

Tax Reform and Consumption-based Tax Systems
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Congressional testimony submitted to the US House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Tax Reform and Consumption-based Tax Systems"
July 26, 2011

Tax Reform and the Tax Treatment of Debt and Equity
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the US House Committee on Ways and Means and the US Senate Committee on Finance for the hearing on "Tax Reform and the Tax Treatment of Debt and Equity"
July 13, 2011

US Corporate Tax Reform
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on Tax Reform and Foreign Investment in the United States, US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
June 23, 2011

Spend Less, Owe Less, Grow the Economy [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, hearing on "Spend Less, Owe Less, Grow the Economy"
June 21, 2011

Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt
by Carmen M. Reinhart, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the hearing "Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt" of the US House of Representatives Committee on the Budget
March 10, 2011

Breaking the Cycle of North Korean Provocations [pdf]
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Foreign Relations, United States Senate
March 1, 2011

US Economic Outlook
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US Senate Budget Committee hearing "The Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2011–21"
February 1, 2011

A New Regime for Regulating Large, Complex Financial Institutions [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on "A New Regime for Regulating Large, Complex Financial Institutions."
December 7, 2011

The European Debt Crisis: Strategic Implications for the Transatlantic Alliance
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs
November 2, 2011

Legislative Proposals Regarding Bank Examination Practices
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, hearing on "Legislative Proposals Regarding Bank Examination Practices"
July 8, 2011

The Impact of TARP on Financial Stability
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Congressional Oversight Panel, "Hearing on the TARP's Impact on Financial Stability"
March 4, 2011

A Proposed Strategy to Correct the Chinese Exchange Rate [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on the Treasury Department's Report on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policies, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
September 16, 2010

Correcting the Chinese Exchange Rate [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on China’s Exchange Rate Policy, Committee on Ways and Means, US House of Representatives
September 15, 2010

Status Report on the US Economy
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee hearing "A Status Report on the US Economy"
August 3, 2010

The Role of the International Monetary Fund and Federal Reserve in the Stabilization of Europe
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
May 20, 2010

Evaluating the Impact of Small Business Trade Policy on Job Creation and Economic Growth
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives Committee on Small Business hearing on "Evaluating the Impact of Small Business Trade Policy on Job Creation and Economic Growth"
April 28, 2010

China's Exchange Rate Policy and Trade Imbalances
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Policy
April 22, 2010

Correcting the Chinese Exchange Rate: An Action Plan
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Ways and Means, US House of Representatives
March 24, 2010

China's Lending Activities and the US Debt
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing on US Debt to China: Implications and Repercussions, Panel I: China's Lending Activities and the US Debt
February 25, 2010

The Export Imperative [pdf]
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony prepared for the Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on International Trade
December 9, 2009

The Impact of the Recovery Act on Economic Growth
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on "The Impact of the Recovery Act on Economic Growth"
October 29, 2009

The United States–China Economic Relationship and the Strategic and Economic Dialogue
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment, Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives
September 10, 2009

The Science of Insolvency
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight hearing, "The Science of Insolvency"
May 19, 2009

Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Save? Examining the Systemic Threats of Large Financial Institutions
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress hearing, "Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Save? Examining the Systemic Threats of Large Financial Institutions"
April 21, 2009

US Foreign Economic Policy in the Global Crisis
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives
March 12, 2009

China's Role in the Origins of and Response to the Global Recession
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript of testimony at the hearing before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission
February 17, 2009

The Global Economy: Outlook, Risks, and the Implications for Policy
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee
January 29, 2009

The Dollar and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives
July 24, 2008

The World Economy and the Outlook for the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Budget Committee of the US House of Representatives
December 5, 2007

US-Russia Economic Relationship: Implications of the Yukos Affair
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology, US House of Representatives
October 17, 2007

The Dollar and the Renminbi
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the Hearing on US Economic Relations with China: Strategies and Options on Exchange Rates and Market Access, Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
May 23, 2007

Currency Misalignments and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittees on Trade, Ways and Means Committee; Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, Energy, and Commerce Committee; and Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology, Financial Services Committee of the House of Representatives
May 9, 2007

Assessing Progress on China’s Exchange Rate Policies
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on
"Risks and Reform: The Role of Currency in the US–China Relationship"
Committee on Finance, US Senate
Washington, DC
March 28, 2007

The Current Account Deficit and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Budget Committee of the United States Senate
February 1, 2007

The Chinese Exchange Rate and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on the Treasury Department's Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policy and the Strategic Economic Dialogue Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
January 31, 2007

Why Deficits Matter: The International Dimension
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives
January 23, 2007

Economic Sanctions, Oil, and Iran
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, United States Congress Hearing on “Energy and the Iranian Economy”
July 25, 2006

The Administration's Fiscal 2007 Budget Request for Unemployment Compensation [pdf]
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on House Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources
May 4, 2006

How North Korea Funds Its Regime
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Federal Financial Management, Government Information, and International Security
Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs
United States Senate
April 25, 2006

The US Trade Deficit and China
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on US-China Economic Relations Revisited
Committee on Finance, United States Senate
March 29, 2006

NAFTA and Autos
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony at the Oversight Hearing on Trade Policy and the US Automobile Industry
Senate Democratic Policy Committee
February 17, 2006

German Experience with Fiscal Rules: Lessons for the US Budget Process [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process Committee on Rules
July 27, 2005

Reform of the International Monetary Fund [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
June 7, 2005

The IMF and Exchange Rates
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
May 19, 2004

Do China's Abusive Labor Practices Encourage Outsourcing and Drive Down American Wages?
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
March 29, 2004

Statement to the Senate Banking Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Hearing on the Argentine Financial Crisis
United States Senate
Washington, DC
March 10, 2004
Revised March 22, 2004

United States–China Ties: Reassessing the Economic Relationship
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the House Committee on International Relations
US House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 21, 2003

China's Exchange Rate Regime
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology Committee on Financial Services
US House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 1, 2003

Life in North Korea
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony on Life Inside North Korea Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 5, 2003

Human Rights in North Korea
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony to the Human Rights Caucus
United States Congress
Washington, DC
April 17, 2002

Free Trade Agreements: The Cost of US Nonparticipation
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
March 29, 2001

Dollarization in Emerging-Market Economies and Its Policy Implications for the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Hearing of the Subcommittee on Economic Policy and the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 22, 1999

Progress and Prospects: A Simple Framework and Review of the IMF Programs of Brazil, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Thailand
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
March 9, 1999

Some Background Q&A on Japanese Economic Stagnation
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 13, 1998

Europe's Monetary Union, the United States and International Cooperation
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy
Committee on Banking and Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
April 18, 1998

The International Monetary Fund and the National Interests of the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee
United States Congress
Washington, DC
February 24, 1998

United States Trade with Asia, APEC, and the Financial Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
February 24, 1998

The Trade Implications of the Asian Financial Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
February 4, 1998

The Financial Crisis in Asia
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittees on Asian and Pacific Affairs, and International Economic Policy and Trade
International Relations Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
February 3, 1998

The Asian Monetary Crisis: Proposed Remedies
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
November 13, 1997

APEC at Vancouver: The Finance Summit
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
November 6, 1997

American Interests and Europe's Monetary Union
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Budget
United States Senate
Washington, DC
October 21, 1997

A Preliminary Evaluation of NAFTA
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Ways and Means Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
September 11, 1997

Transatlantic Trade: Towards a North Atlantic Economic Community
by Ellen L. Frost, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 23, 1997

The Free Trade Area of the Americas: US Interests and Objectives
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 22, 1997

North Korea: Present Status and Prospects for Survival in the Year 2000
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on East Asian and Pacific Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
July 8, 1997

US-Japan Trade: The Broader Context
by Ellen L. Frost, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
March 28, 1996

 

Debt and Development

Ukraine: How It Can Combat Corruption
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe hearing on "Combating Corruption in the OSCE Region: The Link between Security and Good Governance"
November 19, 2014

Opportunities for Canada to Contribute to Energy Security in Ukraine and the Rest of Europe
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, House of Commons, Canada
May 1, 2014

Ukraine, Moldova, the European Union, and US Interests [pdf]
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations, Subcommittee on European Affairs
November 14, 2013

US Leadership in the Global Food Crisis
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services, hearing on Contributing Factors and International Responses to the Global Food Crisis
May 14, 2008

Reform of the International Monetary Fund [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
June 7, 2005

Combating Corruption in the Multilateral Development Banks
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee
United States Senate
Washington, DC
July 21, 2004

Reforming the Multilateral Development Banks
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 8, 2000

Reforming the International Monetary Fund
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 27, 2000

 

Globalization

Ensuring US Competitiveness and International Participation [pdf]
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives
April 23, 2009

Climate Change Legislation: Tax Aspects
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US Senate Committee on Finance
June 16, 2009

Green and Mean: Can the New US Economy be both Climate-Friendly and Competitive?
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe, US Congress
March 10, 2009

Structuring a Green Recovery: Evaluating Policy Options for an Economic Stimulus Package
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, US House of Representatives
January 15, 2009

Policy Options to Prevent Climate Change [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means
September 18, 2008

Designing a National Strategy for Responding to Economic Dislocation
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Investigation and Oversight House Science and Technology Committee
June 24, 2008

Climate Change: Competitiveness Concerns and Prospects
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Energy and Air Quality
US House of Representatives, Committee on Energy and Commerce
March 5, 2008

Strengthening the Commitment to American Workers, Firms, Farmers and Fishermen, and Communities Adversely Affected by Globalization
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Finance Committee
June 6, 2007

Reforming Unemployment Insurance for the 21st Century Workforce
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Income Security and Family Support Subcommittee, House Ways and Means Committee
March 15, 2007

The Administration's Fiscal 2007 Budget Request for Unemployment Compensation [pdf]
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on House Ways and Means, Subcommittee on Human Resources
May 4, 2006

Do China's Abusive Labor Practices Encourage Outsourcing and Drive Down American Wages?
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
March 29, 2004

Measuring the Costs of Trade-Related Job Loss
by Lori G. Kletzer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony prepared for the Committee on Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
July 20, 2001

Hearings on the WTO
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade House Ways and Means Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
February 8, 2000

Liberalizing Services: Key to Faster Global Growth and the Sustainability of the US Trade Deficit
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade
Senate Finance Committee
United States Senate
Washington, DC
October 21, 1999

 

International Finance/Macroeconomics

Review of the EU Financial Regulatory Framework [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript of testimony before the UK House of Lords, London
September 9, 2014

Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve on Its 100-Year Anniversary [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared remarks submitted to the House Financial Services Committee, Hearing on "Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve on Its 100-Year Anniversary"
July 10, 2014

European Banking Union: Current Outlook and Short-Term Choices [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement presented at the conference "Banking Union and the Financing of the Portuguese Economy," Assembleia da Republica / Portuguese Parliament, Lisbon
February 26, 2014

The Impact of the Volcker Rule on Job Creators [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Financial Services Committee hearing on "The Impact of the Volcker Rule on Job Creators, Part I"
January 15, 2014

Examining the GAO Study on Government Support for Bank Holding Companies [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on "Examining the GAO Study on Government Support for Bank Holding Companies"
January 8, 2014

Banking Union in Nine Questions [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Written statement prepared for the Interparliamentary Conference under Article 13 of the Fiscal Compact, held at Palazzo Montecitorio (Rome)
September 30, 2014

International Impacts of the Federal Reserve's Quantitative Easing Program [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared testimony submitted to the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade
January 9, 2014

The Fed at 100: Can Monetary Policy Close the Growth Gap and Promote a Sound Dollar? [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on "The Fed at 100: Can Monetary Policy Close the Growth Gap and Promote a Sound Dollar?"
April 18, 2013

Flirting with Disaster: Solving the Federal Debt Crisis [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to Joint Economic Committee of Congress, hearing on "Flirting with Disaster: Solving the Federal Debt Crisis."
March 14, 2013

The Statutory Debt Limit [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Ways and Means Committee, hearing on statutory debt limit
January 22, 2013

The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Austerity [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee hearing on "The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Austerity"
June 4, 2013

Challenges of Europe's Fourfold Union [pdf]
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement presented before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs hearing on "The Future of the Eurozone: Outlook and Lessons"
August 1, 2012

How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on “How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment”
May 16, 2012

Outlook for the Euro Area
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented before the hearing on "The Outlook for the Eurozone," Senate Budget Committee, United States Senate
February 1, 2012

The Outlook for the Euro Crisis and Implications for the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented before the hearing on "The Outlook for the Eurozone," Senate Budget Committee, United States Senate
February 1, 2012

Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Financial Services Committee, the Joint Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, and the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Hearing on "Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule on Markets, Businesses, Investors, and Job Creation."
January 18, 2012

The Future of the Euro Area [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement presented before the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs hearing on "The Future of the Eurozone: Outlook and Lessons"
August 1, 2012

Assessing the Strategic and Economic Dialogue [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the Hearing on Reviewing the US–China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
May 23, 2012

Increasing Market Access for US Financial Firms in China [pdf]
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented at "Increasing Market Access for US Financial Firms in China: Update on Progress of the Strategic and Economic Dialogue" hearing before the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade
May 16, 2012

The Euro Area Crisis: Origin, Current Status, and European and US Responses [pdf]
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Foreign Affairs Subcommittee on Europe and Eurasia
October 27, 2011

An Action Plan for the G-20
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the hearing "The G-20 and Global Economic and Financial Risks," Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, United States Senate
October 20, 2011

The European Debt and Financial Crisis: Origins, Options
by Nicolas Veron, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Congressional testimony submitted to the US Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs: Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance
September 22, 2011

Tax Reform and Consumption-based Tax Systems
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Congressional testimony submitted to the US House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Tax Reform and Consumption-based Tax Systems"
July 26, 2011

Tax Reform and the Tax Treatment of Debt and Equity
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the US House Committee on Ways and Means and the US Senate Committee on Finance for the hearing on "Tax Reform and the Tax Treatment of Debt and Equity"
July 13, 2011

Spend Less, Owe Less, Grow the Economy [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, hearing on "Spend Less, Owe Less, Grow the Economy"
June 21, 2011

Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt
by Carmen M. Reinhart, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the hearing "Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt" of the US House of Representatives Committee on the Budget
March 10, 2011

A New Regime for Regulating Large, Complex Financial Institutions [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on "A New Regime for Regulating Large, Complex Financial Institutions."
December 7, 2011

The European Debt Crisis: Strategic Implications for the Transatlantic Alliance
by Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US Senate Foreign Relations Subcommittee on European Affairs
November 2, 2011

Legislative Proposals Regarding Bank Examination Practices
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, hearing on "Legislative Proposals Regarding Bank Examination Practices"
July 8, 2011

The Impact of TARP on Financial Stability
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Congressional Oversight Panel, "Hearing on the TARP's Impact on Financial Stability"
March 4, 2011

A Proposed Strategy to Correct the Chinese Exchange Rate [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on the Treasury Department's Report on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policies, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
September 16, 2010

Correcting the Chinese Exchange Rate [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on China’s Exchange Rate Policy, Committee on Ways and Means, US House of Representatives
September 15, 2010

The Role of the International Monetary Fund and Federal Reserve in the Stabilization of Europe
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
May 20, 2010

China's Exchange Rate Policy and Trade Imbalances
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs Subcommittee on Economic Policy
April 22, 2010

Correcting the Chinese Exchange Rate: An Action Plan
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Ways and Means, US House of Representatives
March 24, 2010

China's Lending Activities and the US Debt
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing on US Debt to China: Implications and Repercussions, Panel I: China's Lending Activities and the US Debt
February 25, 2010

Crisis and Aftermath: The Economic Outlook and Risks for the US Federal Budget and Debt
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Senate Budget Committee hearing on "Crisis and Aftermath: The Economic Outlook and Risks for the Federal Budget and Debt"
February 9, 2010

The Impact of the Recovery Act on Economic Growth
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on "The Impact of the Recovery Act on Economic Growth"
October 29, 2009

The United States–China Economic Relationship and the Strategic and Economic Dialogue
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia, the Pacific and the Global Environment, Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives
September 10, 2009

Systemic Risk: Are Some Institutions Too Big to Fail and If So, What Should We Do about It?
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Financial Services hearing, "Systemic Risk: Are Some Institutions Too Big to Fail and If So, What Should We Do About It?"
July 21, 2009

The Science of Insolvency
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight hearing, "The Science of Insolvency"
May 19, 2009

Implications of the G-20 Leaders Summit for Low-Income Countries and the Global Economy
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Trade hearing "Implications of the G-20 Leaders Summit for Low-Income Countries and the Global Economy"
May 13, 2009

Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Save? Examining the Systemic Threats of Large Financial Institutions
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress hearing, "Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Save? Examining the Systemic Threats of Large Financial Institutions"
April 21, 2009

Needed: A Global Response to the Global Economic and Financial Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives
March 12, 2009

US Foreign Economic Policy in the Global Crisis
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives
March 12, 2009

A Proven Framework to End the US Banking Crisis Including Some Temporary Nationalizations [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony Before the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress
Hearing on "Restoring the Economy: Strategies for Short-term and Long-term Change"
February 26, 2009

China's Role in the Origins of and Response to the Global Recession
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Transcript of testimony at the hearing before the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission
February 17, 2009

The Global Economy: Outlook, Risks, and the Implications for Policy
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee
January 29, 2009

The Rise of Sovereign Wealth Funds: Impacts on US Foreign Policy and Economic Interests [pdf]
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives, Washington, DC
May 21, 2008

The Economic Outlook and Options for Stimulus
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee
November 19, 2008

Faltering Economic Growth and the Need for Economic Stimulus
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing of the US Congress Joint Economic Committee on Faltering Economic Growth and the Need for Economic Stimulus
October 30, 2008

Sovereign Wealth Funds: New Challenges from a Changing Landscape
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology, Financial Services Committee, US House of Representatives
September 10, 2008

The Dollar and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives
July 24, 2008

The World Economy and the Outlook for the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Budget Committee of the US House of Representatives
December 5, 2007

Sovereign Wealth Fund Acquisitions and Other Foreign Government Investments in the United States: Assessing the Economic and National Security Implications
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
November 14, 2007

The Dollar and the Renminbi
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the Hearing on US Economic Relations with China: Strategies and Options on Exchange Rates and Market Access, Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
May 23, 2007

Assessing Progress on China’s Exchange Rate Policies
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on
"Risks and Reform: The Role of Currency in the US–China Relationship"
Committee on Finance, US Senate
Washington, DC
March 28, 2007

The Chinese Exchange Rate and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on the Treasury Department's Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policy and the Strategic Economic Dialogue Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
January 31, 2007

The US Trade Deficit and China
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on US-China Economic Relations Revisited
Committee on Finance, United States Senate
March 29, 2006

Reform of the International Monetary Fund [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
June 7, 2005

The IMF and Exchange Rates
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
May 19, 2004

Statement to the Senate Banking Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Hearing on the Argentine Financial Crisis
United States Senate
Washington, DC
March 10, 2004
Revised March 22, 2004

United States–China Ties: Reassessing the Economic Relationship
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the House Committee on International Relations
US House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 21, 2003

China's Exchange Rate Regime
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology Committee on Financial Services
US House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 1, 2003

The Correction of the Dollar and Foreign Intervention in the Currency Markets
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Small Business
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
June 25, 2003

Latin American Economic Crisis
by Michael Mussa, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
October 14, 2002

Economic Policy Following the Terrorist Attacks
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on the Budget
United States Senate
Washington, DC
October 2, 2001

Getting a Perspective on the New Economy
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony prepared for the Committee on the Budget
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 27, 2001

The US Export-Import Bank: Meeting the Challenges of the 21st Century
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
May 17, 2001

Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology, and Economic Growth
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
March 29, 2001

Reforming the Multilateral Development Banks
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 8, 2000

Reforming the International Monetary Fund
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 27, 2000

Reforming the International Financial Architecture
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
March 23, 2000

Reforming the International Financial Institutions: A Dissenting View
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
March 9, 2000

Alternative Exchange Rate Systems and Reform of the International Financial Architecture
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
May 21, 1999

Dollarization as Diet
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before a joint hearing of the Subcommittee on Economic Policy and the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 22, 1999

Dollarization in Emerging-Market Economies and Its Policy Implications for the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Hearing of the Subcommittee on Economic Policy and the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 22, 1999

Progress and Prospects: A Simple Framework and Review of the IMF Programs of Brazil, Indonesia, Republic of Korea, and Thailand
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade and Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
March 9, 1999

Some Background Q&A on Japanese Economic Stagnation
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 13, 1998

An International Lender of Last Resort and the International Financial Markets
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
April 27, 1998

Europe's Monetary Union, the United States and International Cooperation
by C. Randall Henning, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy
Committee on Banking and Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
April 18, 1998

The International Monetary Fund and the National Interests of the United States
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee
United States Congress
Washington, DC
February 24, 1998

United States Trade with Asia, APEC, and the Financial Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
February 24, 1998

The Trade Implications of the Asian Financial Crisis
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
February 4, 1998

The Financial Crisis in Asia
by Marcus Noland, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittees on Asian and Pacific Affairs, and International Economic Policy and Trade
International Relations Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
February 3, 1998

The Asian Monetary Crisis: Proposed Remedies
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking and Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
November 13, 1997

APEC at Vancouver: The Finance Summit
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
November 6, 1997

 

International Trade and Investment

US-India Intellectual Property Rights Issues: Comment on USTR Special 301 Review [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Written submission for the "2014 Special 301 Review: Identification of Countries Under Section 182 of the Trade Act of 1974: Request for Public Comment and Announcement of Public Hearing"
March 7, 2014

Effects of Trade, Investment, and Industrial Policies in India [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the United States International Trade Commission Hearing on Trade Investment, and Industrial Policies in India: Effects
February 12, 2014

Opportunities for Canada to Contribute to Energy Security in Ukraine and the Rest of Europe
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Standing Committee on Natural Resources, House of Commons, Canada
May 1, 2014

Impact of Recent and Pending Free Trade Agreements on Small Businesses [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Small Business hearing "Ready to Export: Small Business Policy Recommendations for USTR"
June 26, 2013

Opportunities for US Exports of Business Services [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement submitted before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means
September 20, 2012

How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on “How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment”
May 16, 2012

Assessing the Strategic and Economic Dialogue [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the Hearing on Reviewing the US–China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
May 23, 2012

A Muscular Multilateralism to Engage China on Trade [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress, hearing on "Manufacturing in the USA: How Trade Policy Offshores Jobs"
September 21, 2011

Tax Reform and Consumption-based Tax Systems
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Congressional testimony submitted to the US House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Tax Reform and Consumption-based Tax Systems"
July 26, 2011

Tax Reform and the Tax Treatment of Debt and Equity
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the US House Committee on Ways and Means and the US Senate Committee on Finance for the hearing on "Tax Reform and the Tax Treatment of Debt and Equity"
July 13, 2011

US Corporate Tax Reform
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on Tax Reform and Foreign Investment in the United States, US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means Subcommittee on Select Revenue Measures
June 23, 2011

Ensuring US Competitiveness and International Participation [pdf]
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Energy and Commerce, US House of Representatives
April 23, 2009

Climate Change Legislation: Tax Aspects
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US Senate Committee on Finance
June 16, 2009

Structuring a Green Recovery: Evaluating Policy Options for an Economic Stimulus Package
by Trevor Houser, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Select Committee on Energy Independence and Global Warming, US House of Representatives
January 15, 2009

Equity in the Tax Code
Testimony before the House Committee on Ways and Means
September 6, 2007

US-Russia Economic Relationship: Implications of the Yukos Affair
by Anders Aslund, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade, and Technology, US House of Representatives
October 17, 2007

Economic Sanctions, Oil, and Iran
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, United States Congress Hearing on “Energy and the Iranian Economy”
July 25, 2006

NAFTA and Autos
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony at the Oversight Hearing on Trade Policy and the US Automobile Industry
Senate Democratic Policy Committee
February 17, 2006

United States–China Ties: Reassessing the Economic Relationship
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the House Committee on International Relations
US House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 21, 2003

Getting a Perspective on the New Economy
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony prepared for the Committee on the Budget
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 27, 2001

Free Trade Agreements: The Cost of US Nonparticipation
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
March 29, 2001

Hearings on the WTO
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade House Ways and Means Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
February 8, 2000

Liberalizing Services: Key to Faster Global Growth and the Sustainability of the US Trade Deficit
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade
Senate Finance Committee
United States Senate
Washington, DC
October 21, 1999

APEC at Vancouver: The Finance Summit
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Asia and the Pacific Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
November 6, 1997

Evidence on the Costs and Benefits of Economic Sanctions
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech given before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 23, 1997

A Preliminary Evaluation of NAFTA
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Ways and Means Committee
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
September 11, 1997

The Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996: Results to Date
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 23, 1997

The Free Trade Area of the Americas: US Interests and Objectives
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 22, 1997

 

US Economic Policy

Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve on Its 100-Year Anniversary [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared remarks submitted to the House Financial Services Committee, Hearing on "Legislation to Reform the Federal Reserve on Its 100-Year Anniversary"
July 10, 2014

US-India Intellectual Property Rights Issues: Comment on USTR Special 301 Review [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Written submission for the "2014 Special 301 Review: Identification of Countries Under Section 182 of the Trade Act of 1974: Request for Public Comment and Announcement of Public Hearing"
March 7, 2014

Effects of Trade, Investment, and Industrial Policies in India [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the United States International Trade Commission Hearing on Trade Investment, and Industrial Policies in India: Effects
February 12, 2014

The Impact of the Volcker Rule on Job Creators [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Financial Services Committee hearing on "The Impact of the Volcker Rule on Job Creators, Part I"
January 15, 2014

Examining the GAO Study on Government Support for Bank Holding Companies [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on "Examining the GAO Study on Government Support for Bank Holding Companies"
January 8, 2014

International Impacts of the Federal Reserve's Quantitative Easing Program [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared testimony submitted to the House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade
January 9, 2014

What Have We Learned from 100 Years of Federal Reserve History? [pdf]
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade
September 11, 2013

The Fed at 100: Can Monetary Policy Close the Growth Gap and Promote a Sound Dollar? [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on "The Fed at 100: Can Monetary Policy Close the Growth Gap and Promote a Sound Dollar?"
April 18, 2013

Flirting with Disaster: Solving the Federal Debt Crisis [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to Joint Economic Committee of Congress, hearing on "Flirting with Disaster: Solving the Federal Debt Crisis."
March 14, 2013

Deepening US-India Trade Relations [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Ways and Means Committee of the United States Congress, hearing on "US-India trade relations."
March 13, 2013

The Statutory Debt Limit [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Ways and Means Committee, hearing on statutory debt limit
January 22, 2013

Impact of Recent and Pending Free Trade Agreements on Small Businesses [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Small Business hearing "Ready to Export: Small Business Policy Recommendations for USTR"
June 26, 2013

The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Austerity [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee hearing on "The Fiscal and Economic Effects of Austerity"
June 4, 2013

America Needs More Expansionary Monetary Policy [pdf]
by Joseph E. Gagnon, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the US House of Representatives Committee on Financial Services' Subcommittee on Monetary Policy and Trade hearing entitled, "Near-Zero Rate, Near-Zero Effect? Is 'Unconventional' Monetary Policy Really Working?"
March 5, 2013

Opportunities for US Exports of Business Services [pdf]
by J. Bradford Jensen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Prepared statement submitted before the US House of Representatives Subcommittee on Trade of the Committee on Ways and Means
September 20, 2012

How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony presented before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on “How the Taxation of Labor and Transfer Payments Affect Growth and Employment”
May 16, 2012

Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Financial Services Committee, the Joint Capital Markets and Government Sponsored Enterprises, and the Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit Subcommittee Hearing on "Examining the Impact of the Volcker Rule on Markets, Businesses, Investors, and Job Creation."
January 18, 2012

Assessing the Strategic and Economic Dialogue [pdf]
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Statement before the Hearing on Reviewing the US–China Strategic and Economic Dialogue, Subcommittee on Security and International Trade and Finance, Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
May 23, 2012

A Muscular Multilateralism to Engage China on Trade [pdf]
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of the United States Congress, hearing on "Manufacturing in the USA: How Trade Policy Offshores Jobs"
September 21, 2011

Tax Reform and Consumption-based Tax Systems
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Congressional testimony submitted to the US House Ways and Means Committee hearing on "Tax Reform and Consumption-based Tax Systems"
July 26, 2011

Spend Less, Owe Less, Grow the Economy [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Joint Economic Committee of Congress, hearing on "Spend Less, Owe Less, Grow the Economy"
June 21, 2011

Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt
by Carmen M. Reinhart, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the hearing "Lifting the Crushing Burden of Debt" of the US House of Representatives Committee on the Budget
March 10, 2011

A New Regime for Regulating Large, Complex Financial Institutions [pdf]
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Protection, Senate Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs hearing on "A New Regime for Regulating Large, Complex Financial Institutions."
December 7, 2011

Legislative Proposals Regarding Bank Examination Practices
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the House Committee on Financial Services, Subcommittee on Financial Institutions and Consumer Credit, hearing on "Legislative Proposals Regarding Bank Examination Practices"
July 8, 2011

Status Report on the US Economy
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee hearing "A Status Report on the US Economy"
August 3, 2010

The Role of the International Monetary Fund and Federal Reserve in the Stabilization of Europe
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House Committee on Financial Services Subcommittee on International Monetary Policy and Subcommittee on Domestic Monetary Policy and Technology
May 20, 2010

Evaluating the Impact of Small Business Trade Policy on Job Creation and Economic Growth
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives Committee on Small Business hearing on "Evaluating the Impact of Small Business Trade Policy on Job Creation and Economic Growth"
April 28, 2010

China's Lending Activities and the US Debt
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the US-China Economic and Security Review Commission hearing on US Debt to China: Implications and Repercussions, Panel I: China's Lending Activities and the US Debt
February 25, 2010

Crisis and Aftermath: The Economic Outlook and Risks for the US Federal Budget and Debt
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony submitted to the Senate Budget Committee hearing on "Crisis and Aftermath: The Economic Outlook and Risks for the Federal Budget and Debt"
February 9, 2010

The Export Imperative [pdf]
by Howard F. Rosen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony prepared for the Senate Finance Committee Subcommittee on International Trade
December 9, 2009

The Impact of the Recovery Act on Economic Growth
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee hearing on "The Impact of the Recovery Act on Economic Growth"
October 29, 2009

The Science of Insolvency
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Science and Technology, Subcommittee on Investigations and Oversight hearing, "The Science of Insolvency"
May 19, 2009

Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Save? Examining the Systemic Threats of Large Financial Institutions
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee of the US Congress hearing, "Too Big to Fail or Too Big to Save? Examining the Systemic Threats of Large Financial Institutions"
April 21, 2009

US Foreign Economic Policy in the Global Crisis
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Nonproliferation and Trade, Committee on Foreign Affairs, US House of Representatives
March 12, 2009

The Global Economy: Outlook, Risks, and the Implications for Policy
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee
January 29, 2009

Policy Options to Prevent Climate Change [pdf]
by Gary Clyde Hufbauer, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives Committee on Ways and Means
September 18, 2008

The Economic Outlook and Options for Stimulus
by Simon Johnson, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Budget Committee
November 19, 2008

The Dollar and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services, US House of Representatives
July 24, 2008

US Leadership in the Global Food Crisis
by Arvind Subramanian, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the US House of Representatives, Committee on Financial Services, hearing on Contributing Factors and International Responses to the Global Food Crisis
May 14, 2008

Sovereign Wealth Fund Acquisitions and Other Foreign Government Investments in the United States: Assessing the Economic and National Security Implications
by Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate
November 14, 2007

Currency Misalignments and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittees on Trade, Ways and Means Committee; Commerce, Trade and Consumer Protection, Energy, and Commerce Committee; and Domestic and International Monetary Policy, Trade and Technology, Financial Services Committee of the House of Representatives
May 9, 2007

Assessing Progress on China’s Exchange Rate Policies
by Morris Goldstein, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on
"Risks and Reform: The Role of Currency in the US–China Relationship"
Committee on Finance, US Senate
Washington, DC
March 28, 2007

The Current Account Deficit and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Budget Committee of the United States Senate
February 1, 2007

The Chinese Exchange Rate and the US Economy
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on the Treasury Department's Report to Congress on International Economic and Exchange Rate Policy and the Strategic Economic Dialogue Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs
January 31, 2007

Why Deficits Matter: The International Dimension
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
and Edwin M. Truman, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Budget Committee of the House of Representatives
January 23, 2007

Economic Sanctions, Oil, and Iran
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee, United States Congress Hearing on “Energy and the Iranian Economy”
July 25, 2006

The US Trade Deficit and China
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Hearing on US-China Economic Relations Revisited
Committee on Finance, United States Senate
March 29, 2006

German Experience with Fiscal Rules: Lessons for the US Budget Process [pdf]
by Adam S. Posen, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the House Subcommittee on Legislative and Budget Process Committee on Rules
July 27, 2005

The IMF and Exchange Rates
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs
United States Senate
Washington, DC
May 19, 2004

Do China's Abusive Labor Practices Encourage Outsourcing and Drive Down American Wages?
by Nicholas R. Lardy, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Senate Democratic Policy Committee Hearing
March 29, 2004

The Correction of the Dollar and Foreign Intervention in the Currency Markets
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Small Business
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
June 25, 2003

Domestic Monetary Policy, Technology, and Economic Growth
by Martin Neil Baily, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Financial Services
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
March 29, 2001

Liberalizing Services: Key to Faster Global Growth and the Sustainability of the US Trade Deficit
by Catherine L. Mann, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on International Trade
Senate Finance Committee
United States Senate
Washington, DC
October 21, 1999

Evidence on the Costs and Benefits of Economic Sanctions
by Kimberly Ann Elliott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Speech given before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
October 23, 1997

The Need for Fast Track Authority
by I. M. Destler, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Subcommittee on Trade Committee on Ways and Means
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
September 30, 1997

The Iran and Libya Sanctions Act of 1996: Results to Date
by Jeffrey J. Schott, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on International Relations
United States House of Representatives
Washington, DC
July 23, 1997

The Need for New Fast Track Legislation
by C. Fred Bergsten, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Testimony before the Committee on Finance
United States Senate
Washington, DC
June 3, 1997