Charles Ballard

Michigan State University

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Professor of Economics at Michigan State University

Charles Ballard on KCRW

Donald Trump  unveiled details of his economic policy plan Monday in a speech in Detroit .

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Donald Trump unveiled details of his economic policy plan Monday in a speech in Detroit .

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