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Interesting: Europeaneconomists (this is the European version of the IGM panel, not the one we usually see) are unanimous that inequality threatens democracy

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It is wealth creation that leads to job creation & it is not necessarily government's job. For job creation, we have to disaggregate & look at local state economies, said both economists#ConclaveMumbai19  #Vertical  @sardesairajdeep  @ShamikaRavi  Full video

economists: shills for the rich, justifiers of inequality, enemies of democracy

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The classical economists were also nationalists, and they viewed free trade as one of the most important means for advancing the security, prosperity, and cultural achievements of their own nations. | Joseph Salerno@jtsale 

Economists and analysts say unless the government introduces policy reforms to reduce red tape, promote the private sector and improve ease of doing business, the country will struggle to achieve its growth target. — by @journoprithvi 

The #BostonFed  is seeking exceptional college graduates to work with the Bank’s economists on economic research and policy analysis. Learn more about the Research Assistant program here and apply by Oct. 15.

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Rent control is reviled by almost all economists because of the distortions it creates in housing markets

Where—if anywhere—is power is located in economic life? How economists do deal with it? And to what extent is economics itself part of the power structure? Watch more #HowToEcon  with @RSkidelsky  at

“Hi, would you take a picture of us please?” “Sure thing. You seem a bit excited.” “We’re economists, we sort of have to pay homage.” “Yeah, I figured that out myself.”

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Using pricing from overseas to set U.S. prescription drug prices could help accomplish what health economists and others have been working to achieve for decades: aligning U.S. spending on drugs with value — what we get in return.

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.: why aren’t customers saving money? Taxpayers: we lost our jobs/homes/savings but gave you a $25b bailout Workers: employers don’t pay living wages Economists: rising costs + stagnant wages = 0 savings Chase: guess we’ll never know Everyone: seriously? #MoneyMotivation 

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Had a fruitful interaction with economists and other experts on the themes of macro-economy and employment, agriculture and water resources, exports, education, and health. The inputs received were insightful and will benefit our growth trajectory.

Wall Street bankers say @Ocasio2018  and I are wrong to advance the Loan Shark Prevention Act, which would put an end to sky-high interest rates on loans and credit cards. Guess what? They're wrong. Now economists are joining the fight. And they are on our side.

This is a good discussion of AOC's call for a top tax rate of 70-80%. Tl; dr: she's actually saying what top public finance economists have been saying for some time. Not at all outlandish. 1/

Breaking News: The shutdown's economic impact may be double previous estimates, White Houseeconomists said. It could push the U.S. into a contraction.

Economists on the TAX CUTS and JOBS ACT: “The enactment of a comprehensive overhaul - complete with a lower corporate tax rate - will IGNITE our ECONOMY with levels of GROWTH not SEEN IN GENERATIONS...”

There has not been one public hearing, no opportunity to hear from economists, governors, mayors or ordinary Americans who will be impacted by this tax bill. This is a sham.

Economists agree: Trump, not Obama, gets credit for economy It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to realize Obama’s taxing and regulating everything to death was never going to boost an economy!

The GOP have convinced people who never agree on ANYTHING – docs, hospitals, economists, even insurance companies: #Trumpcare  is a disaster.

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