WASHINGTON, D.C./April 10, 2012/Family Research Council --
Family Research Council (FRC) will host John D. Mueller for a webcast lecture on the intersection of United States fiscal policy with the health and well-being of our nation's families. Mueller will release original research on U.S. birth rate projections under the Obama administration's current fiscal policy as compared to the hypothetical birth rate projections under U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-WI) budget plan.
The event, entitled "Redeeming Economics: How Federal Budgets Affect the American Family," will take place on Wednesday, April 11 at noon Eastern Daylight Time. The event will be webcast live HERE at or can be attended in person at FRC's media center. A lunch will be provided for in-person attendees.
John D. Mueller is the Lehrman Institute Fellow in Economics and Director of the Economics and Ethics Program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center. Mr. Mueller is also president of LBMC LLC, a firm in Washington, D.C., specializing in economic and financial-market forecasting and economic policy analysis. He has more than 30 years' experience in those fields and is author of Redeeming Economics: Rediscovering the Missing Element (ISI Books, 2010).
From 1979 through 1988, Mr. Mueller was economist and speechwriter to then-Congressman Jack Kemp, mostly as Economic Counsel to the House Republican Conference (caucus) of which Kemp was chairman. In that capacity he drafted bills originating some key features of President Ronald Reagan's tax cuts of 1981 and Tax Reform Act of 1986 and of Kemp's 1988 presidential campaign. He has also been an advisor to other major political leaders in the U.S. and internationally. Mr. Mueller and his wife live in Washington, D.C.
WHO: John D. Mueller, President, LBMC LLC; Director, Economics and Ethics Program at the Ethics and Public Policy Center
WHAT: Webcast lecture: "Redeeming Economics: How Federal Budgets Affect the American Family"
WHEN: 12 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, April 11
WHERE: In-person: 801 G Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001; Online here.