glenn-hubbard

Hubbard: ‘Both parties are playing the game rationally. But as a country we’re not winning.’

Former Bush adviser Glenn Hubbard on what it will take to keep the United States from going the way of the Romans.

  • Neil Irwin
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  • Jun 4, 2013

What top Republican economists say about the debt limit

Top Bush administration economists: Don't default. Do use the debt limit negotiations to rein in deficits.

Lunch break: Glenn Hubbard falls, but he gets up again. You’re never going to keep him down.

Glenn Hubbard is a distinguished American economist. Here he is getting hit by a set at CNBC.

The three frontrunners for Fed chairman in a Romney administration

Republicans may rail against activist Fed policy. But Romney's top advisors seem keen on having more of it.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 28, 2012

Romney has a new economic white paper. Here’s what he left out.

The Romney campaign is out with a new white paper defending his economic plan. But does it take all the relevant studies into account? On the stimulus, the answer is certainly "no."

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 7, 2012

Why the Romney tax plan won’t help economic growth

If you make the tax plan revenue-neutral by cutting deductions and credits, the economic growth effect goes away.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 2, 2012

Does Romney want to be a debaser?

"Today, as some wonder about the way forward out of economic recession and fiscal crisis, the answer once again is ‘Look to Poland,'" Mitt Romney declared in a speech in Warsaw yesterday. But the secret to Poland's success, as Matt O'Brien and Matt Yglesias have noted, is aggressive currency debasement.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Aug 1, 2012

The economic heterodoxies of Romney’s brain trust

Romney policy advisor Glenn Hubbard's support for a less valuable dollar flies in the face of Republican conventional wisdom on the matter. And that's hardly the only issue where Hubbard, Harvard professor Greg Mankiw, former Rep. Vin Weber and former Sen. Jim Talent - who together make up Romney's economic braintrust - diverge from commonly held Republican positions.

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 19, 2012

Will Mitt Romney devalue the dollar?

One of Romney's top advisers is promoting economic stimulus through a lower dollar. But are Republicans willing to sign on?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Jul 18, 2012