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

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

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.