Robert Eisner

Robert Eisner is William R. Kenan Professor of Economics, Emeritus, at Northwestern University. His latest book is The Great Deficit Scares: The Federal Budget, Trade and Social Security. A new work, Social Security: More, Not Less, will be published by the Twentieth Century Fund in 1998.

It's now a familiar story: The Fed raises interest rates to slow the economy. But new research suggests that we are needlessly sacrificing prosperity on the altar of false economic assumptions. Read more

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