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Professor @UMichEcon & @FordSchool | Contributing Columnist @NYTimes | Visiting Prof @USydneyEcon | Senior Fellow @BrookingsInst & @PIIE

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Mathematicians Explain Sports to Each Other, by the brilliant @benorlin https://t.co/RVhXVQGHvF
Mathematicians Explain Sports to Each Other, by the brilliant @benorlin https://t.co/RVhXVQGHvF
Congress has failed to repeal ObamaCare under Trump nearly as often as it voted to repeal it under Obama.
It appears the President has *literally* no idea what's in the healthcare bill.
https://t.co/LXSsziYOSX
It appears the President has *literally* no idea what's in the healthcare bill.
https://t.co/LXSsziYOSX
.@nytdavidbrooks listened to HHS Secretary Tom Price make the case for TrumpCare, and reports back: https://t.co/cVzcrazK2y
.@nytdavidbrooks listened to HHS Secretary Tom Price make the case for TrumpCare, and reports back: https://t.co/cVzcrazK2y
Ben Bernanke grapples with populism, and it's pretty interesting: https://t.co/P9ZjuOMj9C
This is the point: When you raid healthcare to pay for tax cuts for the rich, healthcare gets worse.
Basically every leading health economist signed on to this letter opposing TrumpCare. I was happy to add my signature, too.https://t.co/9jUkzOIugF
BLEG: I'm looking for data on the price of a Bloomin' Onion at The Outback Steakhouse, over time. Any leads/data would be much appreciated.
Idea for bipartisan healthcare reform: Tax cuts for the rich, paid for with higher taxes on the rich.
A healthcare bill so good that it's got Trump voluntarily talking about Russia instead.
By the power vested in me by my secret meetings with Mitch McConnell, I'm not going to tell you what o'clock it is.
The American people are pro-trade.
The American people are pro-trade.
My timeline is a competition between left-wingers describing why the AHCA is terrible and right-wingers describing why the AHCA is terrible.
Reason AHCA could pass: There's lots of scope for dealmaking when your bill has no actual purpose (beyond "get a win against Obamacare").
He's losing money even with the Presidency helping him out.
https://t.co/cSB1BT9U0E
Total(1) => 1.0626649856567 f_u_GLN(2) => 1.0005121231079 f_f_QM(2) => 0.85030579566956 indS(2) => 0.069288969039917 indM(2) => 0.040586948394775 indM_1(2) => 0.0083589553833008 indM_2(2) => 0.0019409656524658 indM_4(2) => 0.0044548511505127 indM_5(2) => 0.0068559646606445 indM_6(2) => 0.0028917789459229 indM_7(2) => 0.0032668113708496 indM_8(2) => 0.00223708152771 f_f_pTL(2) => 0.031948089599609 f_f_dT(39) => 0.028842926025391