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Taxes, Spending and the Next President

Complete video at: Economists and Hoover Institution Senior Fellows Kenneth Judd and John Taylor evaluate government spending under President Bush, and discuss whether or not the next President should repeal the Bush tax cuts. ----- Are we, in fact, in a recession? If not, is one still headed our way? Economists John Taylor and Kenn Judd discuss not only the state of the current economic slowdown, but how the definition of recession is evolving. "Mild" recessions have supplanted what were several decades ago long and painful periods of negative economic growth - Hoover Institution Kenneth L. Judd is the Paul H. Bauer Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is an expert in the economics of taxation, imperfect competition, and mathematical economics. His current research focuses on tax policy and antitrust issues, as well as developing computational methods for economic modeling. John B. Taylor is the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the Bowen H. and Janice Arthur McCoy Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He formerly served as the director of the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, where he is now a senior fellow, and he was founding director of Stanford's Introductory Economics Center. Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, where he writes about business and politics, edits Hoover's quarterly journal, the Hoover Digest, and hosts Hoover's television program, Uncommon Knowledge.
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