Sep 23

Past Event

The Scouting Report: Previewing the Pittsburgh G-20 Summit


On September 24 and 25, 2009, world leaders will gather at the G-20 Summit in Pittsburgh, an important city in the U.S. economic recovery plan. With September marking the one-year anniversary of a series of events that accelerated the U.S. and global financial crises, the G-20 in Pittsburgh provides a good opportunity to review recovery progress in the world’s largest economies. President Barack Obama is expected to speak about the U.S. experience over the past year, touching on various aspects of recovery management, including the collapse of Lehman Brothers and Bear Stearns and banker bonuses.

At 12:30 on September 23, Colin Bradford, former chief economist at the U.S. Agency for International Development, and Fred Barbash, senior editor at Politico, answered your questions about the G-20 Summit and global economic recovery.

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Event Agenda


September 23, 2009

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM EDT

The Brookings Institution

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