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SOLD-OUT/NO MORE ROOM: OMB's Dir. Peter Orszag '91

SOLD OUT-NO WALK-INS: DEEP look at the US financial picture: OMB's Peter Orszag '91 + federal hiring and budgets. Get As to your Qs from Pres. Obama's point man on finance + govt. management. (SEE More events in June.)


SOLD OUT (OVERBOOKED - PLEASE - NO WALK-INS) for a GREAT MID-TERM REVIEW of the ECONOMIC PICTURE -- from OMB Director Peter Orszag '91.

 Peter Orszag '91 

WHAT: Peter Orszag '91 on the economy + federal work management 
SITE FOR EVENING: Bingham McCutchen Law Firm
11th FL. DOORS OPEN at 6:30 pm (NOT before); TALK is at 7:00 pm.
2020 K Street NW (ZIP 20006) -
cor. of K & 21st Sts.
WHEN: 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm, Wednesday, June 23, 2010
PARKING:
On streets - ON K, beside Thai Kingdom (restaurant) ...
OR: 21st/southbound, around the block onto 21st (from
K/westbound) + same side as venue.
METRO: FARRAGUTS - North OR West.
Reception offers fine food and refreshments

COST: MEMBERS-$10; NON-Members-$20 -- FOR FOOD and REFRESHMENTS.

NO MORE TICKETS ON HAND -- NO MORE ROOM.

Brief BIO: Peter Orszag '91, Director of the OMB
Peter R. Orszag is the Director of the Office of Management and
Budget in the Obama Administration, having been confirmed by
the Senate on January 20, 2009. In this role, he oversees the
Administration's budget policy, coordinates the implementation
of major policy initiatives through the Federal government, and
reviews Federal regulatory action, among other responsibilities.

From January 2007 to December 2008, Dr. Orszag served as the
Director of the Congressional Budget Office (CBO), supervising
the agency's work in providing objective nonpartisan, and timely
analyses of economic and budgetary issues. Under his leadership,
the agency significantly expanded its focus on areas such as health
care and climate change.

Prior to CBO, Dr. Orszag was the Joseph A. Pechman Senior Fellow
and Deputy Director of Economic Studies at the Brookings Institution. 
While at Brookings, he also served as Director of The Hamilton Project,
Director of the Retirement Security Project, and Co-Director of the Tax
Policy Center. During the Clinton Administration, he was a Special
Assistant to the President of Economic Policy and before that a staff
economist and then Senior Advisor and Senior Economist at the
President's Council of Economic Advisers. Orszag has also founded
and subsequently sold an economics consulting firm.

Dr. Orszag graduated summa cum laude in economics from Princeton
University
and obtained a Ph.D. in economics from the London School
of Economics, which he attended as a Marshall Scholar. He has both
coauthored or co-edited a number of books, including Protecting the
Homeland
(2006), Aging Gracefully: Ideas to Improve Retirement Security
in America
(2006), Saving Social Security: A Balanced Approach (2004),
and American Economic Policy in the 1990s (2002). He is a member of
the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Sciences.

Dr. Orszag is an avid runner and has completed several marathons.


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