Foreign aid watchdog A controversial economist, who is dubbed the "anti-Bono," criticizes debt relief and popular forms of foreign aid. He argues that foreign aid to many third world countries has failed to produce sustainable growth.9:06 a.m.
William Easterly: professor of economics and co-director of the Development Research Institute at New York University. He is also a visiting scholar at Brookings.
The worst kind of equality Women have earned equality with men in one way that's not so great. They are suffering from layoffs and a tight labor market in the same way as men, according to a recent study. The study also tries to dispel the notion that women are choosing to stay out of the workforce to raise children.10:06 a.m.
Carolyn Maloney: U.S. Rep. (D-New York). She is the vice chair of the Joint Economic Committee.
Louis Uchitelle: reporter for The New York Times. His article "Women Are Now Equal as Victims of the Economy" appeared on July 22.
Ariane Hegewisch: Scholar-in-Residence at the Institute for Women's Policy Research (IWPR) and an international fellow of the Center for WorkLife Law, University of California Hastings School of Law.