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9Apr, 2019

Moore Wants Feds To Slash Interest Rates Right Away

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

The Rock Gazette | April 4, 2019 By Richard Fernandez Stephen Moore is asking the Federal Reserve to slash the interest rates immediately, a move that would reinforce the fears of Wall Street of an impending recession. The economist of President Donald Trump Moore on Tuesday said that he would be nominating to the Federal […]

27Mar, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin on the U.S. Economy

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Sarah Bloom Raskin, former Fed governor and deputy treasury secretary, joins CNBC’s “Closing Bell” to discuss the current state of the U.S. economy and the latest moves from the Federal Reserve. Former Fed governor breaks down possibility of a rate cut this year CNBC: The Closing Bell March 26, 2019, 3:54 PM EST

21Mar, 2019

Retired General Officer Optimistic About Future

General Martin Dempsey, News

RedstoneRocket | March 20, 2019 By Wendy Reeves During times of political and economic turmoil, retired Gen. Martin Dempsey offered hope when he spoke at the University of Alabama in Huntsville’s Distinguished Lecture Series. “Fear is such a powerful, powerful emotion,” Dempsey told a crowd of about 250 business and community leaders at the UAH […]

21Mar, 2019

Podcast with Robert Bonnie: Bridging the Rural-Urban Divide for Environmental Conservation

Home, Robert Bonnie, News

The Measure of Everyday Life | March 20, 2019 In this podcast, Robert Bonnie, a Rubenstein Fellow at Duke University and the former Under Secretary for Natural Resources and Environment at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, and Emily Pechar, a recent graduate of the Duke University PhD in Environmental Policy program, talk about a new project to better understand […]

21Mar, 2019

E Source Seeks Nominations for Jim Rogers Innovation Award

Jim Rogers, News

PRWEB | March 19, 2019 E Source is pleased to announce the launch of a new energy industry award in memory of Jim Rogers, former chairman and CEO of Duke Energy. To honor his commitment to promoting industry innovation as well as the key role he played in advising E Source on how to better support […]

13Mar, 2019

In a Complicated Time, U.S. Leadership Requires Allies, says Former Chair of Joint Chiefs

General Martin Dempsey, News

The University of Alabama in Huntsville | March 12, 2019 By Jim Steele In a connected world awash in 24-hour news cycle information and disinformation, the United States will continue its vital global leadership role as long as its leaders remember the reasons for established global alliances, Gen. Martin Dempsey told defense and community leaders at […]

12Mar, 2019

Sarah Bloom Raskin Comments on the European Central Bank’s Lower Growth Forecast

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

Rubenstein Fellow and former Fed Governor, Sarah Bloom Raskin, speaks with CNBC and ETF Trends about the European Central Bank’s move to lower growth forecasts for 2019, and what it means for the global economy. Draghi’s move was significant, took markets by surprise: Former Fed governor Raskin CNBC: The Closing Bell March 7, 2019, 4:02 […]

11Mar, 2019

As Feds Ignore Student Debt Crisis, States Like MD Step In

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

The Baltimore Sun | March 11, 2019 By Sarah Bloom Raskin and Seth Frotman, Opinion More than 44 million Americans owe more than $1.5 trillion dollars in student debt. A student loan borrower defaults every 28 seconds — more than 1 million each year, nationwide. Last year, three times as many Americans defaulted on a student […]

25Feb, 2019

Systems Are for Institutions, Data Are for People

Eric Perakslis, News

Duke Forge | February 12, 2019 By Eric Perakslis, PhD In late January of this year, we welcomed health data expert Eric Perakslis, PhD, to Duke Forge as a Rubenstein Fellow. In Eric’s first blog post for Duke Forge, he shares some reflections prompted by an unexpected detour on his way to his first week at Duke. Hi all!  I’m […]

20Feb, 2019

Cyber Security Firms Show How to Bring the Rule of Law Online

Sarah Bloom Raskin, News

The Financial Times | February 20, 2019 By Sarah Bloom Raskin, Opinion The internet is broken and needs fixing. The search for solutions so far has focused on breaking up Big Tech, massive government intervention or relying on the big companies, like Facebook and Google, to regulate themselves and rescue consumers. There is another way forward that […]