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Ezra Klein: "Where Economics and Politics Meet"

Location

Gates Common Room
third floor of Palmer Hall, 1025 N. Cascade Ave. (east of Tutt Library) (map)

Description

Klein is a columnist for The Washington Post and Bloomberg and oversees “Wonkblog” at The Washington Post. He is a regular contributor and policy analyst for MSNBC, where his commentary focuses on, as Klein describes it, “domestic and economic policy-making, as well as the political system that’s constantly screwing it up.” He takes audiences through the day’s events in the economic/political arenas giving an analysis of the impact on our fiscal health and the 2012 elections. In addition to appearing and hosting on MSNBC, he has also appeared on Charlie RoseReal Time with Bill MaherThe McLaughlin GroupThe Colbert Report, and many more. The Economist named him one of the “Minds of the Moment.” In 2011, TIME named his blog one of the 25 best financial blogs and the Society of American Business Editors and Writers named Klein as their 2011 Opinion Columnist of the Year.

Ezra Klein: "Where Economics and Politics Meet"
  • Open to Public: Yes
  • Admission Fee: Free
  • Sponsored By: Jovanovich Lecture Series and Political Science department
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