The Washington Post

Taxes and low-income families, working longer, entitlements and more [Daybook]

9:00 Can Working Longer Solve Our Budget Problems? with Gary Burtless, Brookings Institution; Eugene Steuerle, Urban Institute; Joyce Manchester, Congressional Budget Office; Debra Whitman, AARP; Nicole Maestas, RAND; Richard Burkhauser, Cornell University; Steven Pearlstein,George Mason University (Brookings Institution)

10:00 What Will It Take? Development Challenges in the Arab World with Mohammad Pournik, UNDP Regional Center, Cairo; Lionel Johnson, U.S. Chamber of Commerce; Daniel F. Runde, CSIS (CSIS

10:00 Achieving and Maintaining Peace in the East China Sea with Han-yi Shaw, National Chengchi University, Taiwan; Yann-huei Song, Academia Sinica, Taiwan; Christopher Ford, Hudson Institute (Hudson Institute)

10:00 The Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty: Looking Back and Lessons for the Future with Steven Pifer, Brookings Institution; Avis Bohlen, Former U.S. Ambassador; William F. Burns, U.S. Army War College; John Woodworth, former U.S. Ambassador (Brookings Institution)

12:00 Building Wealth at Tax Time for Low-Income Families with Reid Cramer, New America Foundation; Krista Holub, Washington University in St. Louis; Mitchell Kent, New York City Department of Consumer Affairs; Lisa Mensah, Aspen Institute (Center for American Progress

12:15 Justice in Georgia with Thomas de Waal, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Anna Dolidze, Western University (Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

12:30 Reforming the Unreformable: Lessons from Nigeria with Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, Federal Republic of Nigeria; Homi Kharas, Brooking Institution; Todd Moss, Center for Global Development; Brian Pinto, World Bank (Center for Global Development

1:00 Europe through War and Peace: A Nobel Prize and an Uncertain Future with Justin Vaïsse, Brookings Institution; Robert Kagan, Brookings Institution; João Vale de Almeida, Delegation of the European Union to the United States (Brookings Institution

Allen McDuffee writes about politics and policy and covered think tanks for The Washington Post from 2011 to 2013. He freelances and hosts a podcast at and is currently working on a book about the influence of think tanks in Washington.



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