Monday, April 27, 2015

Michael J. Boskin

Michael J. Boskin is Professor of Economics at Stanford University and Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He was Chairman of George H. W. Bush’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1989 to 1993, and headed the so-called Boskin Commission, a congressional advisory body that highlighted errors in official US inflation estimates.

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Politics 0

Policy “Crimes”

Many pressing crises around the world require attention and action. But we must also focus – in the media and in the classroom – on less dramatic but nonetheless dangerous attacks on democracy and dem… read more

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Economics 6

Chile versus Argentina

Comparing similar systems enables economists to isolate the impact of a particular difference, thereby gaining insight into how certain factors drive or undermine economic success. This approach can b… read more

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