Betsey Stevenson

Economics professor at the University of Michigan and former member of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers

Economics professor at the University of Michigan and former member of President Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the stalemate in Congress, July jobs report, and what should be done about an increase in violent crime.

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Josh Barro, Megan McArdle and Dorian Warren talk about the stalemate in Congress, July jobs report, and what should be done about an increase in violent crime.

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President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill at the end of a very dramatic week.

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President Trump signs a $2 trillion coronavirus relief bill at the end of a very dramatic week.

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