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1/8/17

USA: Economists On Trump's 100 Day Action Plan - Not Even Funny Any More - Tim Worstall

Donald Trump has told us of his Contract With America and the subsequent 100 day action plan. Some parts of that are about economics and the economy so it's useful to go and ask economists about the effects of that part of the plan. To which one senior and well respected economist has responded as above - not even funny any more. Agreed, that was Austan Goolsbee who was the Chair of the Council of Economic

Advisers for Obama for a while so we wouldn't describe him as wholly non-political perhaps. But the level of support among a wider group of economists was tepid at very best. Lukewarm would be a much too encouraging word.

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