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Moore won’t be at the Fed, and the economy will be better off for it
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Moore won’t be at the Fed, and the economy will be better off for it

Olugbenga Ajilore discusses why the U.S. economy is better off without Stephen Moore as a governor of the Federal Reserve Board.

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  • Olugbenga Ajilore

Stephen Moore, a possible nominee for a position as a governor on the Federal Reserve Board withdrew his nomination Thursday after controversial statements and writings surfaced over the past few weeks.

While sexist statements drew the most scrutiny and ire, his economic views were equally problematic.

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Olugbenga Ajilore

Senior Economist