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The most recent issue of For All magazine from the Opportunity & Inclusive Growth Institute at the Minneapolis Fed includes powerful words from @WSpriggs . After the George Floyd killing he wrote an open letter to economists. Read excerpts from the letter:

9. In other words, the alternative to @ProfWrightGMU  and George Mason isn't pure as the driven snow lefty economists, it's removing economics from antitrust and turning the law into a simpler and more basic doctrine that helps small business and anyone with common sense can use.

A team of economists studied 13 cities in which the first wave of protests over George Floyd's death took place and found little evidence to say that the protests caused a spike in virus cases. In many cities, the protests seemed to lead to an increase ...

If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion. - George Bernard Shaw

Protests following the death of George Floyd did not cause a significant increase in coronavirus infections, according to a team of economists. Surprisingly, research suggests that protests actually may have led to increased social distancing:

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said she was "simply disgusted" by President Trump's invoking George Floyd's name during a Friday bill signing ceremony touting the latest jobs report, which exceeded economists' expectations.

President Donald Trump invoked George Floyd's name during a Friday bill signing ceremony touting the latest jobs report, which exceeded economists' expectations.​

Few economists notice that David Card & George Borjas fully agree about one effect of the Mariel Boatlift. That 30% jump in the less-than-high-school labor supply of Miami came in the middle of the 1980 recession. They both find that the effect on native unemployment was—Zero.

If all the economists were laid end to end, they'd never reach a conclusion. George Bernard Shaw'

"If all the economists were laid end to end, they’d never reach a conclusion." — George Bernard Shaw

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NEW: A bipartisan group of economists just published a letter in WSJ calling for a carbon tax (and rebate) in the USA. Signers include: Janet Yellen Alan Greenspan Grew Mankiw Jason Furman Larry Summers George P. Schultz Ben Bernanke Paul Volcker +more

Hopelessly confused from @FraserNelson . Economists from Summers/Delong to Martin Wolf to me argued for nearly a decade that with negative real rates UK should borrow & invest. Wasn't "Treasury models"/economists who blocked that - was George Osborne

Thanks to George Osborne & economists backing him (e.g. Prof Kenneth Rogoff) "importance of government deb"t led to insurgencies across US, Europe and to Brexit. A heavy price for deceits.

Economists oppose George Osborne's corporation tax cuts crusade

i challenge @george_osborne  to provide list of economists that support his laughable fiscal charter stunt that represents major risk to UK

George Osborne's 'regressive' Budget takes more money from poor than rich, say economists

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please retweet showing support for 79 economists opposing @George_Osborne  dangerous permanent budget surplus stunt

George Osborne's surplus budget political ruse trashed as economically illiterate by economists including Piketty

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