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GW Experts Available to Comment on the Debt Ceiling Crisis

The George Washington University has experts available to comment on the debt ceiling crisis.
October 04, 2013

To schedule an interview with an expert, please contact the Office of Media Relations at gwmedia@gwu.edu or 202-994-6460.

Tara Sinclair
Assistant Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Dr. Sinclair can speak about empirical macroeconomics, GDP, monetary policy, economic forecasting, inflation and business cycles.

Stephen Smith
Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Dr. Smith is available to discuss economic development and organizations, labor economics and poverty causes and remedies.

James Foster
Professor of Economics and International Affairs
Dr. Foster is available to comment on development economics, inequality and poverty and economic theory and policy.

Danny Leipziger
Professor of International Business
Dr. Leipziger is available to discuss international economic policy, macro and economic growth and development economics. Dr. Leipziger is also managing director of the Growth Dialogue and is available to discuss other facets of economic growth.

Lara Brown
Director of the Political Management Program
Dr. Brown is available to discuss how to build coalitions to solve the debt ceiling debate on Capitol Hill.

Mark Kennedy
Director of the Graduate School of Political Management
Professor of Political Management
Professor Kennedy is available to discuss how to build coalitions to solve the debt ceiling debate on Capitol Hill.

Neil Buchanan
Professor of Law
Dr. Buchanan is available to discuss budgeting, deficits, debt and federal income tax. In his new book, “The Debt Ceiling Disaster,” he explains his view that the debt ceiling law is unconstitutional, and how the President can and cannot respond if Republicans refuse to govern responsibly and raise the ceiling when necessary.

David Rehr
Adjunct Faculty Member in the Graduate School of Political Management
Professor Rehr has over 25 years of experience in federal policy. He has specific expertise in legislative and regulatory strategic planning, marketing and public affairs initiatives and financial management.

Christopher Arterton
Professor of Political Management
Dr. Arterton is available to discuss the strategic environment of American political leaders, which encompasses the news media and communications technology generally, political strategy and tactics, public opinion and ethics and leadership in politics.