J. Bradford DeLong: Economics, Politics and Public Discourse

Conversations With History - J. Bradford DeLong

J. Bradford DeLong; Professor of Economics, University of California, Berkeley

Conversations host Harry Kreisler welcomes Professor J. Bradford DeLong of Berkeley's Economics Department for a discussion of economics and public policy. Reflecting on his work as deputy assistant secretary in the Treasury Department in the Clinton administration, Professor DeLong discusses the dilemma posed by the breakdown of the political center, the strengths and weaknesses of the NAFTA agreement, and Alan Greenspan's record at the Federal Reserve. He also reflects on the quality of public discussion of economic issues.

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Key Words: Economists, Politics, U.S. Presidents, Berkeley Faculty
Publication date: 
October 4, 2007
Publication type: 
Conversations with History