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DCID faculty Tony Elson quoted in USA Today
    Victoria L Grice, 2012/01/27 17:48:53

In a USA Today article Friday, December 9, 2011, on the potential role of economists in determining the European Union’s future, Sandra Block quotes DCID faculty member Tony Elson regarding examples of economists who were successfully called to lead their country during fiscal crises. Mr. Elson also observed that “To succeed as political leaders, economists must be able to negotiate with other lawmakers. [Though] compromise may not come easily to individuals who are trained to seek the optimal solution for every problem.” In fall 2011, Professor Elson taught a course on “The recent financial crisis and reform of the international financial architecture.” [more]