Welcome back to the show. On this week’s episode, I sit down with the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, Kevin Hassett. Prior to his current stint at the CEA, Kevin was at the American Enterprise Institute. He was also John McCain’s chief economic adviser in the 2000 presidential primaries and an economic adviser to George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election and McCain in the 2008 presidential election.

Kevin and I talk about his work at the CEA and how they balance communicating complex concepts to multiple audiences, from other economists to Members of Congress and the President.

Episode Notes

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