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Scott Winship
Director of Social Capital Project, Joint Economic Committee, Office of Vice Chairman . "lovable but irksome" - Sean McElwee (also - )
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Wojtek Kopczuk 10h
I lived under socialism and there was no (overt) capitalist content produced. I wonder what explains the discrepancy?
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Scott Winship 1h
Replying to @saramead
I'm still thinking about it. It's the same issue as for paid leave--how do we make it possible for our richer future selves to pay the costs of child care for our younger poorer selves? Planning to read Robert Schiller's Finance and the Good Society.
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Russell Roberts 19h
I keep seeing articles and tweets saying that America has been in the grip of neoliberalism and free-market zealotry and it's time for a change. This is one of the greatest sleights of hand in intellectual history...
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Mike Lee 16h
My initial assessment is that what Pres. Trump announced is legal. Whether or not it should be legal is a different matter. Congress has been ceding far too much power to the exec. branch for decades. We should use this moment as an opportunity to start taking that power back.
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Scott Winship 11h
Replying to @eduardoleonidas
People would clearly be better off without access to credit.
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Scott Winship 11h
I'll be really excited when 's new album is out, but until then, I'll have to be satisfied with 's new book
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Scott Winship 12h
Replying to @hamandcheese
BURN! So clever, Sam.
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Scott Winship 12h
Slavery is a red herring. Google "income share agreements" , eg.
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Scott Winship 13h
"Everyone else prices prescription drugs lower than market prices--what could go wrong if the US does too?"
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Scott Winship 13h
How do you know what the opportunity costs of their policies are? And to the extent that things are good enough by your lights, how much of that reflects the fact that there is a giant dynamic innovative economy that produces improved living standards worldwide?
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Scott Winship 13h
Replying to @nbeaudrot
*Government-subsidized* student loans are the problem. And yes, there are private financial solutions to that too. Google "income share agreements".
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Scott Winship 13h
1. Define something as a crisis 2. ???? 3. Only universal government benefits will suffice
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Scott Winship 13h
Impressive you guys can intuit the costs and benefits, like omnicient policymakers.
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Matt Darling 🌐 14h
Replying to @privatepresh @swinshi
Mortgages.
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Scott Winship 14h
There are costs beyond the pay-fors in a static model.
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Scott Winship 14h
Matt clearly has a lack of imagination when it comes to market mechanisms. How do new firms afford to start up? Why can't private financial instruments smooth consumption over the life cycle?
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Scott Winship 14h
Free stuff does have costs in the end, unfortunately. Would that it weren't so.
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Scott Winship 19h
What makes me most nervous is that the small states have something like 45% out-migration while DC's is over 80%.
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Scott Winship 19h
Replying to @samwelleresq
It includes cost of living increases. And FYI, hh income in WV and OH is at an all-time high.
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Scott Winship 20h
I'm sympathetic to that argument. It can be true, eg, that everyone who goes to Harvard does well, but if educationally unprepared kids went to Harvard, they'd do badly. Going to Harvard could be part of an alternative success sequence.
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