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Jan 18, 2012
Exclusive Live Stream: Former Top Presidential Economic Advisers Christina Romer and Michael Boskin Join Bank of America/Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast

WHAT: The Commonwealth Club of California presents the Bank of America/Walter E. Hoadley Annual Economic Forecast, featuring former top economic advisers Christina Romer and Michael Boskin. The lively discussion will focus on where the U.S. and global economies are headed in 2012 and what should be done to put them on track. The live stream of the event will only be available at

WHEN: Friday, January 20th at 12:30 pm PST

WHERE: Online here. Viewers can purchase the live stream of the event for $4.95. Purchasers will also have unlimited, on-demand access to the video for 30 days following the event.

From January 2009 until September 2010, Romer served as chair of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers. She is a specialist in economic history and macroeconomics and is best known for her work on the causes of and the recovery from the Great Depression, and on the impact of monetary and fiscal policy. Boskin served as chair of President George H.W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers from February 1989 to January 1993. He is the Tully M. Friedman Professor of Economics and a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford; he is also a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

The Commonwealth Club of California is the nation's oldest and largest public affairs forum, bringing more than 400 annual events on topics ranging across politics, culture, society and the economy to 16,000 members.

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