Last week I had the opportunity to speak at Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia. David Poyer, an associate professor in the economics department at Morehouse, spent last summer working at CBO, and he asked if I would be interested in coming down to Morehouse sometime. I told him that I would be delighted to come, and I was pleased to receive an official invitation from Morehouse president Robert Franklin.
I spoke to Morehouse students about CBOs recent Budget and Economic Outlook: Fiscal Years 2010 to 2020. My slides highlighted:
After my prepared remarks, four students joined me on stage and asked challenging questions about the future of health care reform, how to address the budget deficit, and other current issues. I then had a chance to talk with them and other students informally, wrapping up a very enjoyable visit.