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Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Lazear Will Leave Politics to Others

This was expected from Ed Lazear, the nominee to head the CEA, but it's good to hear anyway:

Economist Lazear Pledges to 'Leave Politics to Others' at CEA, Bloomberg: President George W. Bush's nominee for chief White House economist promised Congress he'll give unvarnished advice to the president and top advisers. The job is "to be straight and to bring the economics to the table, leaving the politics to others,'' Edward Lazear, the Stanford University economist picked to become chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, told a Senate Banking Committee confirmation hearing today...

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