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Henderson on Lockdowns and Deficits

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Gerry Baker of the Wall Street Journal interviewed me last week and it showed on the Fox Business channel on Friday. It’s in two parts, here and here. Each runs about 3 minutes. By the way, the write up accompanying the video says I was a member of President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers. I wasn’t. I was a senior economist and I reported to member Bill Niskanen and chairman Martin Feldstein.

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Gerry Baker of the Wall Street Journal interviewed me last week and it showed on the Fox Business channel on Friday.

It’s in two parts, here and here.

Each runs about 3 minutes.

By the way, the write up accompanying the video says I was a member of President Reagan’s Council of Economic Advisers. I wasn’t. I was a senior economist and I reported to member Bill Niskanen and chairman Martin Feldstein.

David Henderson
David Henderson is a British economist. He was the Head of the Economics and Statistics Department at the OECD in 1984–1992. Before that he worked as an academic economist in Britain, first at Oxford (Fellow of Lincoln College) and later at University College London (Professor of Economics, 1975–1983); as a British civil servant (first as an Economic Advisor in HM Treasury, and later as Chief Economist in the Ministry of Aviation); and as a staff member of the World Bank (1969–1975). In 1985 he gave the BBC Reith Lectures, which were published in the book Innocence and Design: The Influence of Economic Ideas on Policy (Blackwell, 1986).

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