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Discussion Section: Unpacking Policy Consequences, Discussion Section: A Demo

Edward P. Lazear

When an economist goes to Washington, what does he bring to the table? In this final of a three-part interview, Edward Lazear reflects on his time on the Council of Economic Advisers and talks to Kevin Murphy about how it informed his academic interests in the years that followed.

September 28, 2016

Unpacking Policy Consequences: Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy and Ed Lazear Part 3

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Discussion Section: Unpacking Policy Consequences

Edward P. Lazear

When an economist goes to Washington, what does he bring to the table? In this second part of a three-part interview, Edward Lazear reflects on his time on the Council of Economic Advisers and talks to Kevin Murphy about how it informed his academic interests in the years that followed. 

September 26, 2016

Unpacking Policy Consequences: Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy and Ed Lazear, Part 2

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Discussion Section: Unpacking Policy Consequences

Edward P. Lazear

When an economist goes to Washington, what does he bring to the table? In this first of a three-part interview, Edward Lazear reflects on his time on the Council of Economic Advisers and talks to Kevin Murphy about how it informed his academic interests in the years that followed.

September 23, 2016

Unpacking Policy Consequences: Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy and Ed Lazear Part 1

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Discussion Section: Labor, Jobs, and the Modern Economy

Casey Mulligan

Policy can have the best of intentions but the most unexpected of outcomes; a prescription to promote welfare in one area may have consequences in another part of the economy. Casey Mulligan and Kevin Murphy discuss how extended unemployment insurance and healthcare reform following the financial crisis worked as unexpected disincentives in the labor market.

September 16, 2016

Labor, Jobs, and the Modern Economy: Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy and Casey Mulligan

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Discussion Section: Names, Faces, and Ideas

Edward P. Lazear

In this episode, Murphy talks with Edward Lazear, Distinguished Fellow at the Becker Friedman Institute and Morris Arnold and Nona Jean Cox Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution, to explore Lazear's history as both a scholar and policymaker, as well as his insights into how the labor market intersects with the rest of the economy.

September 6, 2016

Names, Faces, and Ideas: Discussion Section with Kevin Murphy and Ed Lazear

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