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The Irish Times
How to stay rich in Europe: inherit money for 700 yearswith just 29 per cent in the US and 2 per cent in China, according to a 2014 st
How to stay rich in Europe: inherit money for 700 years
The Irish Times / Posted 12 hours ago
with just 29 per cent in the US and 2 per cent in China, according to a 2014 study of the world’s billionaires by the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Germany has the highest share of inheritor-billionaires among developed... Read more
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Accounting Today
Panama Papers Prompt Race for Tax Haven Dollars Before Crackdowndepend to a large extent on the deal they’re offered, said Gary Hufbauer, a for
Panama Papers Prompt Race for Tax Haven Dollars Before Crackdown
Accounting Today / Posted yesterday
depend to a large extent on the deal they’re offered, said Gary Hufbauer, a former U.S. Treasury official and fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "Companies don’t tend to bring money back to the U.S. if the repatriation tax... Read more
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The Economic Times
Panama Papers prompt race for tax haven dollars before crackdowndepend to a large extent on the deal they're offered, said Gary Hufbauer, a for
Panama Papers prompt race for tax haven dollars before crackdown
The Economic Times / Posted yesterday
depend to a large extent on the deal they're offered, said Gary Hufbauer, a former US Treasury official and fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "Companies don't tend to bring money back to the US if the repatriation tax... Read more
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Business Standard India
Hunt for new way to assess global outputis misleading," Olivier Blanchard, a former International Monetary Fund chief e
Hunt for new way to assess global output
Business Standard India / Posted 2 days ago
is misleading," Olivier Blanchard, a former International Monetary Fund chief economist who's now a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, wrote this month. "Distribution effects, or distortions that affect the... Read more
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Newsmax
With GDP Fading as Economy Gauge, Hunt for a New Yardstick Is Onis misleading,” Olivier Blanchard, a former International Monetary Fund chief e
With GDP Fading as Economy Gauge, Hunt for a New Yardstick Is On
Newsmax / Posted 3 days ago
is misleading,” Olivier Blanchard, a former International Monetary Fund chief economist who’s now a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, wrote this month. “Distribution effects, or distortions that affect the... Read more
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Fortune
Do Olympic Athletes Win in the Real World, Too?were also more likely to volunteer time, donate to charitable organizations, an
Do Olympic Athletes Win in the Real World, Too?
Fortune / Posted 3 days ago
were also more likely to volunteer time, donate to charitable organizations, and have jobs in upper management. And a Peterson Institute policy brief commissioned by Ernst & Young and ESPNw for a 2015 report found that “the annual wages of... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
Despite fears, Mexico's manufacturing boom is lifting U.S. workersan extra 250 U.S. workers for every 100 employees they bring on in Mexico, acco
Despite fears, Mexico's manufacturing boom is lifting U.S. workers
Los Angeles Times / Posted 4 days ago
an extra 250 U.S. workers for every 100 employees they bring on in Mexico, according to a 2014 study by researchers at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a nonpartisan organization. Dean Baker, the co-director of the left-leaning... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Be Harder Than It Soundsunilaterally in the interest of national security, although it's rarely been do
Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Be Harder Than It Sounds
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
unilaterally in the interest of national security, although it's rarely been done, says Chad Bown, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. The last time was in 1971, when President Nixon imposed a surcharge on... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Be Harder Than It Soundsunilaterally in the interest of national security, although it's rarely been do
Bringing Back Manufacturing Jobs Would Be Harder Than It Sounds
KPBS San Diego / Posted 7 days ago
unilaterally in the interest of national security, although it's rarely been done, says Chad Bown, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. The last time was in 1971, when President Nixon imposed a surcharge on... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Why There Are So Few Women CEOs -- And What Can Be Done About Itit yet.” Still, you can’t stick a woman in the CEO spot and expect profits to
Why There Are So Few Women CEOs -- And What Can Be Done About It
KERA North Texas / Posted 7 days ago
it yet.” Still, you can’t stick a woman in the CEO spot and expect profits to magically rise. In fact, a study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics shows one female figurehead isn’t enough. In the research, profitability only... Read more
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UB Reporter - Buffalo University
Collaborative culture can empower women in male-dominated workplacesfor the predominantly masculine C-suites found in today’s corporations, particu
Collaborative culture can empower women in male-dominated workplaces
UB Reporter - Buffalo University / Posted 8 days ago
for the predominantly masculine C-suites found in today’s corporations, particularly given recent studies by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Ernst & Young that found an increase in women in management positions... Read more
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The Economic Times
Who will replace Raghuram Rajan? Modi may pick one of these 8 or surprise us allSUBRAMANIAN Currently the top economic adviser to Modi, Subramanian is on leave
Who will replace Raghuram Rajan? Modi may pick one of these 8 or surprise us all
The Economic Times / Posted 8 days ago
SUBRAMANIAN Currently the top economic adviser to Modi, Subramanian is on leave from his post of senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics Noteworthy: An advocate of looser monetary policy, Subramanian has suggested... Read more
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Crain's Detroit Business
Trump, Clinton unveil economic plans in metro Detroit to mixed reviewsboost the world economy by $223 billion per year, or about 0.3 percent of last
Trump, Clinton unveil economic plans in metro Detroit to mixed reviews
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 11 days ago
boost the world economy by $223 billion per year, or about 0.3 percent of last year's global GDP, by 2025, according to the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a Washington, D.C., think tank. However, U.S. companies aren't expected to... Read more
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The San Angelo Standard-Times
Clinton's economic plan: A reality checkPartnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by C
Clinton's economic plan: A reality check
The San Angelo Standard-Times / Posted 12 days ago
Partnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by Congress. Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the agreement would be a net benefit for the U.S., which has lower trade... Read more
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Ventura County Star
Clinton's economic plan: A reality checkPartnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by C
Clinton's economic plan: A reality check
Ventura County Star / Posted 13 days ago
Partnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by Congress. Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the agreement would be a net benefit for the U.S., which has lower trade... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Clinton's economic plan: A reality checkPartnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by C
Clinton's economic plan: A reality check
The Record Searchlight / Posted 13 days ago
Partnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by Congress. Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the agreement would be a net benefit for the U.S., which has lower trade... Read more
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Corpus Christi Caller-Times
Clinton's economic plan: A reality checkPartnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by C
Clinton's economic plan: A reality check
Corpus Christi Caller-Times / Posted 13 days ago
Partnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by Congress. Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the agreement would be a net benefit for the U.S., which has lower trade... Read more
6 related stories
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The Kitsap Sun
Clinton's economic plan: A reality checkPartnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by C
Clinton's economic plan: A reality check
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 13 days ago
Partnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by Congress. Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the agreement would be a net benefit for the U.S., which has lower trade... Read more
6 related stories
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USA Today
Clinton's economic plan: A reality checkPartnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by C
Clinton's economic plan: A reality check
USA Today / Posted 13 days ago
Partnership, a trade deal that she once supported and hasn’t been ratified by Congress. Gary Hufbauer, senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the agreement would be a net benefit for the U.S., which has lower trade... Read more
6 related stories
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Crain's Detroit Business
In Warren, Clinton changes tone on tradeboost the world economy by $223 billion per year, or about 0.3 percent of last
In Warren, Clinton changes tone on trade
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 13 days ago
boost the world economy by $223 billion per year, or about 0.3 percent of last year's global GDP, by 2025, according to the Peterson Institute for International Economics, a Washington, D.C., think tank. However, U.S. companies aren't expected to... Read more
13d
Salon.com
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton’s selective history on tradeits passage, said NAFTA would create 200,000 jobs in its first two years and a
AP FACT CHECK: Clinton’s selective history on trade
Salon.com / Posted 13 days ago
its passage, said NAFTA would create 200,000 jobs in its first two years and a million jobs in its first five years. The Peterson Institute for International Economics, a think-tank that supports free trade, in 2014 called that claim... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Trump's economic plan: A reality checkinstantly making the U.S. a more desirable location for multinational companies
Trump's economic plan: A reality check
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 16 days ago
instantly making the U.S. a more desirable location for multinational companies. Gary Hufbauer, a senior fellow with the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the move would make the U.S. more competitive as it shifts from being... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Trump's economic plan: A reality checkinstantly making the U.S. a more desirable location for multinational companies
Trump's economic plan: A reality check
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 16 days ago
instantly making the U.S. a more desirable location for multinational companies. Gary Hufbauer, a senior fellow with the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the move would make the U.S. more competitive as it shifts from being... Read more
3 related stories
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The Record Searchlight
Trump's economic plan: A reality checkinstantly making the U.S. a more desirable location for multinational companies
Trump's economic plan: A reality check
The Record Searchlight / Posted 16 days ago
instantly making the U.S. a more desirable location for multinational companies. Gary Hufbauer, a senior fellow with the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the move would make the U.S. more competitive as it shifts from being... Read more
3 related stories
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USA Today
Trump's economic plan: A reality checkinstantly making the U.S. a more desirable location for multinational companies
Trump's economic plan: A reality check
USA Today / Posted 16 days ago
instantly making the U.S. a more desirable location for multinational companies. Gary Hufbauer, a senior fellow with the Peterson Institute for International Economics, says the move would make the U.S. more competitive as it shifts from being... Read more
3 related stories
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Crain's Detroit Business
Trump's economic math: He still needs to show his workthe trading system — and a U.S. pullout would hand over the longstanding leader
Trump's economic math: He still needs to show his work
Crain's Detroit Business / Posted 16 days ago
the trading system — and a U.S. pullout would hand over the longstanding leadership role the U.S. has played to China, the Peterson Institute for International Economics reported earlier this year. "One of the major risks of leaving the WTO would... Read more
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The Monterey County Herald
Robert J. Samuelson: The (false) globalization narrativeof continued strong economic growth. The numbers are breathtaking, according to
Robert J. Samuelson: The (false) globalization narrative
The Monterey County Herald / Posted 17 days ago
of continued strong economic growth. The numbers are breathtaking, according to a report by analyst Lucy Lu of the Peterson Institute. Since 2005, global steelmaking capacity has increased by three quarters, with China accounting for 78... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Brexit: This Backlash Has Been a Long Time Comingthan others?”, European Economic Review 49(6). Rodrik, D. (1997), Has Globaliz
Brexit: This Backlash Has Been a Long Time Coming
Naked Capitalism / Posted 18 days ago
than others?”, European Economic Review 49(6). Rodrik, D. (1997), Has Globalization Gone Too Far?, Washington, DC: Peterson Institute for International Economics. Rodrik, D. (1998), “Why do More Open Economies Have Bigger Governments?”... Read more
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The Post-Journal
Thumbs Up, Thumbs DownThumbs up to the Roger Tory Peterson Institute for its "Talkin' Trash" communit
Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down
The Post-Journal / Posted 19 days ago
Thumbs up to the Roger Tory Peterson Institute for its "Talkin' Trash" community cleanup campaign. The Roger Tory Peterson Institute is calling on community members to be aware of the plastic that is littering the environment and take action. Through... Read more
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Dallas Morning News
Abby McCloskey: Why Texas will actually be the one paying for Trump's walladministration's tariffs on Chinese tire manufacturers cost the U.S. 2,531 jobs
Abby McCloskey: Why Texas will actually be the one paying for Trump's wall
Dallas Morning News / Posted 20 days ago
administration's tariffs on Chinese tire manufacturers cost the U.S. 2,531 jobs on net, according to a recent study by the Peterson Institute for International Economics. While some manufacturing jobs were saved, the higher cost of tires reduced... Read more
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The Washington Times
Without Trans-Pacific Partnership, U.S. hands over trade power to China, Japanget a low-standard, lowest-common-denominator trade deal,” the president said.
Without Trans-Pacific Partnership, U.S. hands over trade power to China, Japan
The Washington Times / Posted 20 days ago
get a low-standard, lowest-common-denominator trade deal,” the president said. Gary Hufbauer, a trade analyst at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, said China — which is not a party to the TPP — has options to exploit a... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
Carney draws line at negative interest ratesthings don't go as well as his forecasts suggest, according to Adam Posen, a fo
Carney draws line at negative interest rates
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 20 days ago
things don't go as well as his forecasts suggest, according to Adam Posen, a former BOE policy maker and president of the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "I think the governor is wrong to rule it out," Posen said in an interview... Read more
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CTV News
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing big troublescent from a year earlier. "I don't see where growth is going to come from," sa
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing big troubles
CTV News / Posted 20 days ago
cent from a year earlier. "I don't see where growth is going to come from," says Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "People are still being fired. We do not know when the labour market is going... Read more
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21d
Irish Examiner
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troubles9% from a year earlier. "I don't see where growth is going to come from," says
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troubles
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 days ago
9% from a year earlier. "I don't see where growth is going to come from," says Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "People are still being fired. We do not know when the labour market is going... Read more
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Brandon Sun
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troublescent from a year earlier. "I don't see where growth is going to come from," sa
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troubles
Brandon Sun / Posted 21 days ago
cent from a year earlier. "I don't see where growth is going to come from," says Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "People are still being fired. We do not know when the labour market is going... Read more
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The Signal
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troublesfrom a year earlier. "I don't see where growth is going to come from," says Mo
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troubles
The Signal / Posted 21 days ago
from a year earlier. "I don't see where growth is going to come from," says Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "People are still being fired. We do not know when the labor market is going... Read more
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MLive.com
Politics meets facts on free-trade deals in Michiganat the most, negligible. That doesn't mean there has been no pain, far from it
Politics meets facts on free-trade deals in Michigan
MLive.com / Posted 21 days ago
at the most, negligible. That doesn't mean there has been no pain, far from it. Gary Clyde Hufbauer, with the nonprofit Peterson Institute for International Economics, wrote in June that when NAFTA was first implemented plenty of mainstream... Read more
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Salon.com
Brazil’s shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troublesfrom a year earlier. “I don’t see where growth is going to come from,” says Mo
Brazil’s shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troubles
Salon.com / Posted 21 days ago
from a year earlier. “I don’t see where growth is going to come from,” says Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. “People are still being fired. We do not know when the labor market is going... Read more
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KRCR TV Redding
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troublesfrom a year earlier. ''I don't see where growth is going to come from,'' says
Brazil's shrinking economy is facing Olympic-size troubles
KRCR TV Redding / Posted 21 days ago
from a year earlier. ''I don't see where growth is going to come from,'' says Monica de Bolle, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. ''People are still being fired. We do not know when the labor market is going... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Maryland takes top spot as most gender-equal stateadvance in their careers faster. Greater diversity in senior leadership may ma
Maryland takes top spot as most gender-equal state
Chicago Tribune / Posted 21 days ago
advance in their careers faster. Greater diversity in senior leadership may make financial sense as well. A report by the Peterson Institute for International Economics and Ernst & Young found that firms with at least 30 percent women in senior... Read more
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The Post-Journal
RTPI Announces ‘Talkin’ Trash’ Community Cleanup Initiativeand smaller pieces that leech chemicals and other toxins into the environment a
RTPI Announces ‘Talkin’ Trash’ Community Cleanup Initiative
The Post-Journal / Posted 22 days ago
and smaller pieces that leech chemicals and other toxins into the environment and the local food chain. The Roger Tory Peterson Institute is calling on community members to be aware of the plastic that is littering the environment and take... Read more
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The Hill
House lawmakers urge Obama to forego lame-duck TPP votemanipulation provisions in a customs enforcement bill that became law earlier t
House lawmakers urge Obama to forego lame-duck TPP vote
The Hill / Posted 22 days ago
manipulation provisions in a customs enforcement bill that became law earlier this year. But TPP supporters like the Peterson Institute, which in the past has rallied lawmakers, unions and automakers around a currency manipulation strategy,... Read more
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Business Standard India
Free-trade backers turn bashers in UStalk "resonates with people who have been on the short end of the stick," said
Free-trade backers turn bashers in US
Business Standard India / Posted 24 days ago
talk "resonates with people who have been on the short end of the stick," said Jeffrey J Schott, a trade expert at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. "There are a wide range of reasons why this segment of the population has... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Fact check: Clinton's big acceptance speechgoing to the top 1%.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the wor
Fact check: Clinton's big acceptance speech
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 27 days ago
going to the top 1%.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the work of Justin Wolfers, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan.... Read more
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Wichita Falls Times Record News
Fact check: Clinton's big acceptance speechgoing to the top 1%.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the wor
Fact check: Clinton's big acceptance speech
Wichita Falls Times Record News / Posted 27 days ago
going to the top 1%.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the work of Justin Wolfers, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan.... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Fact check: Clinton's big acceptance speechgoing to the top 1%.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the wor
Fact check: Clinton's big acceptance speech
The Record Searchlight / Posted 27 days ago
going to the top 1%.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the work of Justin Wolfers, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan.... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Fact check: Clinton's big acceptance speechgoing to the top 1%.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the wor
Fact check: Clinton's big acceptance speech
Detroit Free Press / Posted 27 days ago
going to the top 1%.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the work of Justin Wolfers, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan.... Read more
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NBC Dallas Fort Worth
Fact Checking Clinton's Big Speech at DNCto the top 1 percent.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the wo
Fact Checking Clinton's Big Speech at DNC
NBC Dallas Fort Worth / Posted 27 days ago
to the top 1 percent.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the work of Justin Wolfers, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan.... Read more
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NBC Connecticut
Fact Checking Clinton's Big Speech at DNCto the top 1 percent.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the wo
Fact Checking Clinton's Big Speech at DNC
NBC Connecticut / Posted 27 days ago
to the top 1 percent.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the work of Justin Wolfers, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan.... Read more
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Philly.com
Hillary Clinton's DNC speechto the top 1 percent.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the wo
Hillary Clinton's DNC speech
Philly.com / Posted 27 days ago
to the top 1 percent.” To support the claim, the Sanders campaign cited the work of Justin Wolfers, a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics and a professor of economics and public policy at the University of Michigan.... Read more
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