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Jeffrey Liebman

Appointment
Director of the Taubman Center for State and Local Government
Malcolm Wiener Professor of Public Policy
617-495-8518
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Lawrence H. Summers

Appointment
Frank and Denie Weil Director of the Mossavar-Rahmani Center for Business and Government
Charles W. Eliot University Professor
617-495-9322
API-126

Analyzes major issues in American economic policy, including national savings, taxation, health care, Social Security, budget policy, monetary and fiscal policy, and exchange rate management. Current economic issues and policy options are discussed in detail and in the context of current academic thinking.

Prerequisites: Econ. 1010a or 1011a; API-101; or permission of instructor. Also offered by the Economics Department as Ec 1420.