greg-mankiw

The complacency of the meritocrats

Ex-Romney adviser Greg Mankiw says the rich deserve what they have and the poor get what they deserve.

  • Harold Pollack
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  • Jun 21, 2013

Stan Fischer saved Israel’s economy. Can he save America’s?

Israel's successful central bank chief is leaving. Ben Bernanke's term is up at the end of the year. Could Fischer be his successor?

  • Dylan Matthews
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  • Feb 15, 2013

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

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
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