A Conversation with Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Frank Newman

The Columbia Law Review

&

The Modern Money Network (MMN) 

present…

How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the National Debt: 

A Conversation with 

Former Deputy Treasury Secretary Frank Newman

Led by Professor Graetz 

Thursday, October 3, 12:10 p.m. 

JG Room 104

Topic Summary:

A discussion of misconceptions regarding the national debt,

including why government debt is different from personal or household debt.

Speaker: 

Frank Newman

Vice-Chairman of Asia, Global Strategic Associates

Previously:

United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury

Wells Fargo, Executive VP and CFO

Bank of America, VP and CFO

Bankers Trust, President & CEO

 Shenzhen Development Bank, CEO

Author:

Six Myths that Hold Back America (2011),

Freedom from National Debt (2012).

Discussant: 

Michael Graetz, Wilbur H. Friedman Professor of Tax Law, Columbia Law School

Previously: 

Assistant to the Secretary, U.S. Treasury

Special Counsel, U.S. Treasury

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Policy, U.S. Treasury