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Podcast: Jason Furman on economic policymaking

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[embedded content]Alphachat is available on Acast, iTunes and Stitcher.Jason Furman actively contributed to economy policymaking throughout the entirety of the Obama administration, first as deputy director of the president’s National Economic Council and, from 2013 until the Obama administration concluded earlier this year, as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers.Our conversation focussed on how Obama’s economic team debate and formulated economic policy, but we also discussed how Jason honed the way he communicates economic ideas to the public, his background and the economists who influenced him, and of course his views on a number of contemporary economic issues.Special thanks for this episode to producer Aimee Keane and editor Lauren Leatherby. We’ll update this post with a full

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