What We Read Today 13 February 2014

February 13th, 2014
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Econintersect: Every day our editors collect the most interesting things they find from around the internet and present a summary "reading list" which will include very brief summaries of why each item has gotten our attention. Suggestions from readers for "reading list" items are gratefully reviewed, although sometimes space limits the number accepted.

Passing years make it ever more clear that Bush Jr was one of the few transformative Presidents in US history, decisively changing the course of both domestic and foreign policy.

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  • Economist Jason Furman is the wonkiest wonk in the White House (Zachary A. Goldfarb, The Washington Post) A former master juggler, unicycle rider and even an occasional fire-eater performance plus Matt Damon for a college roommate and an acquaintance with Ben Affleck as a teenager, what other credentials does one need to become a leading economist? Well maybe he doesn't play the saxophone or clarinet as well as Alan Greenspan or have studied in the same Julliard class as Stan Getz, which might leave Furman deficient in the credentials department.

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