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Larry Summers In Demand For His
Economic Insights? That´s a Laugh

Real Clear Markets, by John Tamny

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Posted By:PageTurner, 8/1/2013 10:38:51 AM

"Larry Summers believes that less fiscal austerity is the low-hanging fruit on stabilization and full-employment policy right now." - Brad DeLong, Wall Street Journal, July 31, 2013 The late William F. Buckley famously observed that he would take being ruled by the first 100 names in the Boston phone book over the faculties at Harvard and MIT. Full of book smart people with nosebleed IQs, the simple truth is that professors are the people who can´t. The above is particularly true when it comes to something as basic as economics. Economics is ultimately about growth,

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