Alan Blinder

Princeton University

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Professor of Economics at Princeton University and author of After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response and the Work Ahead; former member of President Clinton's Council of Economic Advisors and Vice Chair of Federal Reserve Board

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