Jason Furman on Overheating, Inflation, and Fiscal Policy in an Era of Low Interest Rates


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Jason Furman is a former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers and is currently a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Jason is also a professor at Harvard University and he rejoins Macro Musings to talk about overheating, the inflation outlook, and the right way to think about fiscal policy in an era of low interest rates.

Transcript for the episode can be found here: https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/tags/macro-musings

Jason’s Twitter: @jasonfurman

Jason’s Harvard profile: https://www.hks.harvard.edu/faculty/jason-furman

Jason’s PIIE profile: https://www.piie.com/experts/senior-research-staff/jason-furman

Related Links:

*A Reconsideration of Fiscal Policy in the Era of Low Interest Rates* by Jason Furman and Larry Summers


David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com

David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth

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