Monday , January 18 2021

“Trifecta”

Summary:
When the Biden economic team members were announced, I wondered if there was any pattern to discern in the locus of Republican attacks. As far as I can tell, it’s not expertise, it’s not ideological bent, it’s not what school you went to.  But here is a Venn diagram to help you identify what makes you a “no-go”. Note: Tentative, based on journalistic accounts. By the way, here’s the contrast between past and present economic managers.

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When the Biden economic team members were announced, I wondered if there was any pattern to discern in the locus of Republican attacks. As far as I can tell, it’s not expertise, it’s not ideological bent, it’s not what school you went to.  But here is a Venn diagram to help you identify what makes you a “no-go”.

“Trifecta”
Note: Tentative, based on journalistic accounts.

By the way, here’s the contrast between past and present economic managers.

“Trifecta”

Menzie Chinn
He is Professor of Public Affairs and Economics at the University of Wisconsin, Madison

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