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Austan Goolsbee: DC’s Funniest Celebrity on Capital, College, and… Carp?

Austan Gooslbee is the former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors under President Obama. He is currently the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. His earlier email interview with the Observer can be found here.

CSAD: The Doctor and the Guard

Yesterday evening, members of the community gathered in Rosse Hall for the inaugural event of this year’s Biennial Conference sponsored by the Center for the Study of American Democracy. Addressing some of the fundamental background on the conference’s topic of economic inequality was Douglas Holtz-Eakin, a career economist who has served as Director of the Congressional Budget

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The AV: House of Cards Season 2 (No Spoilers, We Promise!)

Returning from a year-long hiatus, in Netflix’s own drag-out-and-drop fashion, the second season of the Emmy-winning political drama House of Cards was finally released to the eagerly-awaiting public on February 14 in its entirety of 13 episodes. The story follows Francis Underwood (Kevin Spacey), the cold and calculating congressman who began his rise to power in

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