Thursday, August 23, 2012

Economists for Romney (or Obama)

Smart words from Larry Kotlikoff on why economists should not be in the business of endorsing presidential candidates.

He does undermine his own point a bit later in the piece by making political statements (with which I agree, though that is not the point) about the Iraq and Afghanistan wars.

Full disclosure: I was offered the opportunity to sign the "Economists for Romney" statement and declined.

Via Lones Smith (no relation other than that we went to gradual school together and used to be colleagues at Michigan) on Facebook

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