The Bush School will host Douglas Holtz-Eakin, 6th CBO Director and President of the American Action Forum, for an economic outlook on 2021.
COLLEGE STATION, TX – Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin, the 6th Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO) and the President of the American Action Forum, will speak to the Bush School of Government and Public Service about the economic outlook for 2021. The event is an installment of the Conversations in Public Policy series hosted by the Mosbacher Institute at the Bush School of Government and Public Service at Texas A&M University and will be held virtually via Zoom on Wednesday, November 18, from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Central Time.
Following Holtz-Eakin’s remarks, Dr. Lori L. Taylor, Professor and Head of the Bush School’s Department of Public Service and Administration, will engage Holtz-Eakin in a conversation. “Dr. Holtz-Eakin is one of the nation’s leading empirical economists. I’m excited to hear his post-election insights on the prospects for economic growth,” stated Taylor.
Holtz-Eakin has a distinguished record as an academic, policy adviser, and strategist. Currently, he is the President of the American Action Forum and most recently was a Commissioner on the congressionally chartered Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. He was the 6th Director of the nonpartisan CBO from 2003 to 2005. During 2007 and 2008, he was Director of Domestic and Economic Policy for the John McCain presidential campaign. Holtz-Eakin serves on the boards of the Tax Foundation and the National Academy of Social Insurance.
Those wishing to attend “Where Do We Go from Here? The Economic Outlook for 2021” must register on the Bush School website or by calling (979) 845-1927 in order to receive the Zoom link.