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The Breakdown: What Would Keynes Say About the Tax Deal?

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This week's edition of The Breakdown is taking listeners back to Econ 101.  In light of Obama's tax cut deal with Republicans in the Senate, there has been a lot of talk about Keynesiansim and Keynesian stimulus.  ill the tax deal result in Keynes-style stimulus? Washington Editor Christopher Hayes and Tyler Cowen, an economics professor at George Mason University and co-author of the blog Marginal Revolution, break down Keynesianism and what it has to say about Obama's tax cuts deal.

Related Links

Marginal Revolution, Tyler Cowen's blog.
Cowen's personal webpage.
Video: Is Obama a Keynesian? (from the Rally to Restore Sanity).

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