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America's Fiscal Constitution: A Book Talk with Bill White, Chairman, Lazard Houston and Former Mayor of Houston

Tuesday, May 13, 2014 - 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Columbia University Morningside Campus Faculty House, Presidential Ballroom
Please join the Center on Global Energy Policy and the Center on Global Economic Governance for a talk with Bill White, Chairman, Lazard Houston, former Mayor of Houston, and CGEP Founding Advisory Board Member, on his new book, America's Fiscal Constitution: Its Triumph and Collapse. In his book, Bill White tells the story of the American leaders who imposed clear limits on the use of federal debt, provides historical context for today's budget battles, dispels common budget myths, and distills practical lessons from the nation's five previous spikes in debt. Center Director Jason Bordoff will moderate the discussion following the presentation. Registration is required. This event is open to press. It will also be livestreamed at: http://energypolicy.columbia.edu/watch.
For further information regarding this event, please contact Ke Wei by sending email to kwei@sipa.columbia.edu or by calling 212-854-2745.