Diana Furchtgott-Roth

Manhattan Institute

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Diana Furchtgott-Roth is a fellow at the Manhattan Institute and a member of the Trump transition team. From 2003-2005 she served as chief economist of the US Department of Labor. She is also a former columnist for RealClearMarkets.com and the co-author of Disinherited: How Washington Is Betraying America's Young.

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