Sherle R. Schwenninger

Former Director, Economic Growth Program and American Strategy Program

Sherle R. Schwenninger directed New America's Economic Growth and American Strategy Programs. He was founding director of the World Economic Roundtable, a program that brought together thought leaders from business, finance, and public policy in regular meetings to remap the global economy after the Great Recession. One of the founders of New America, he served as treasurer from 1999 to 2007 and also as director of the Bernard L. Schwartz Fellows Program.

Schwenninger was founding editor of World Policy Journal from 1983 to 1992, and served as director of the World Policy Institute at The New School from 1992 to 1996. He was also director of the Institute's Policy Studies Program and its Transnational Academic Program. More recently, Schwenninger served as senior program coordinator for the Project on Development, Trade, and International Finance at the Council on Foreign Relations, and has been a founding member of and adviser to the EU Rim Policy and Investment Council. Schwenninger writes and speaks frequently on questions involving the U.S. and world economies and on issues related to American foreign policy and international economic strategy.

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The Credit Collapse Opened the Door for Trump and Sanders

Sherle Schwenninger was quoted in Bloomberg about how the political effects of the credit collapse.


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America's Debt Problem (Dec 2015)

How private debt is holding back growth and hurting the middle class.


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Is the $15-an-hour minimum wage here to stay?

With this changing employment landscape comes a slow shift in perspective, as Americans come to terms with what this brand of economic recov


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NYC: The Next Economic Disaster

For all the talk of government-held debt and spending, finance expert Richard Vague argues the true threat is privately-held debt.


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America's Debt Problem

Over time, the US economy has become more dependent on debt to fuel economic growth.


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The U.S. Economy After The Great Recession

The bursting of the housing bubble in 2008 plunged the U.S. economy into a serious crisis, leaving American households with huge debt.


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The Missing Economic Debate

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America’s Emerging Growth Story

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Response to President Obama's American Jobs Act

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The American Middle Class Under Stress

The foundation of America's middle class is under strain.


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Winning the Prosperity

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A Recovery At Risk

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