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Martin Feldstein on the fiscal cliff

Discussion on the Fiscal Cliff Deal Interview with Martin Feldstein FOX Business Former Reagan Chief Economic Advisor Martin Feldstein on the fiscal cliff deal and the debt ceiling Read more > Feldstein also discusses the Federal Reserve > Advertisements

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David Ignatius on President Obama

Obama Missing in Action By David Ignatius Washington Post “It would be hard to imagine a more dispiriting prelude to a new presidential term than this week’s sorry “fiscal cliff” deal to defer (and perhaps multiply) the nation’s financial problems.” … Continue reading

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Martin Feldstein on tax rates

The Tax Hike Canard By Martin Feldstein ForeignAffairs.com “Five years ago, the United States’ budget deficit equaled 1.5 percent of GDP and its national debt stood at 36 percent of GDP. This year, the deficit will exceed $1 trillion, or … Continue reading

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Robert B. Zoellick on Obama and the economy

Obama’s Historic Budget Opportunity By Robert B. Zoellick Huffington Post “Since the election, President Obama has focused the debate about the fiscal cliff on taxes. This tactical political positioning is putting at risk the strategic objective of a pro-growth budget … Continue reading

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Debra K. Decker on Fuller Accounting

A Fuller Accounting By Debra K. Decker Huffington Post “Discussions about the economy and the fiscal cliff may be urgent but they are not the most important discussions we need to be having. We keep getting twisted and tied up … Continue reading

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Martin Feldstein on another recession

Recession Possible Even With Solution to Fiscal Cliff? Interview with Martin Feldstein FOX Business “Harvard University Economist Martin Feldstein on the risks of a recession even if the fiscal cliff is avoided.”

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Martin Feldstein on recession

Feldstein Sees Recession Risk Even With Fiscal Deal Interview with Martin Feldstein Bloomberg TV “Martin Feldstein, a professor of economics at Harvard University, talks about today’s speech by Federal Reserve Chairman Ben S. Bernanke, Fed monetary policy and the potential … Continue reading

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