Keeping US Policymaking Honest

Project Syndicate: Keeping US Policymaking Honest: This week here at Berkeley I heard great optimism from the illustrious Alice Rivlin. What “technocracy” in the good sense the United States has–what respect is paid to sound analysis and empirical evidence in the making of policy–is due more to Alice Rivlin than to any other living human…. Her founding of the Congressional Budget Office is only one, albeit the most important one, of the times that Alice Rivlin has indeed eaten from and forced the rest of us to eat from the tree of knowledge. And we are all massively better for it… Read more at Project Syndicate


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