Economists See Limited Gains in G.O.P. Plan (The New York Times)


In a story about the economic agenda being assembled by the Republicans in anticipation of a takeover of Congress in the upcoming midterm elections, The New York Times turns to the Tuck School of Business’ Matthew Slaughter for his reaction to the party’s “jobs bills” proposal.

“It just struck me as sort of a compendium of modest expectations,” Slaughter, the associate dean for faculty and the Signal Companies’ Professor of Management at Tuck, tells the Times. “If you ask me, ‘What’s your ballpark guess for how many jobs are going to be created?,’ it’s just not many.”

Read the full story, published 10/22/14 by The New York Times.

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