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Macho men and scaredy-cats

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]There is a certain type of person who was contemptuous of the risks associated with Covid-1: As Brazil entered its third week of quarantine, President Jair Bolsonaro began to get impatient. “The virus is there. We need to face it like a man, dammit. We will all die someday,” said the rightwing leader on Sunday, […]

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There is a certain type of person who was contemptuous of the risks associated with Covid-1: As Brazil entered its third week of quarantine, President Jair Bolsonaro began to get impatient. “The virus is there. We need to face it like a man, dammit. We will all die someday,” said the rightwing leader on Sunday, […]
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Scott B. Sumner is Research Fellow at the Independent Institute, the Director of the Program on Monetary Policy at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University and an economist who teaches at Bentley University in Waltham, Massachusetts. His economics blog, The Money Illusion, popularized the idea of nominal GDP targeting, which says that the Fed should target nominal GDP—i.e., real GDP growth plus the rate of inflation—to better "induce the correct level of business investment".

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