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Prof. Samwick Shares Thoughts on Fiscal Cliff in @usnews and Dartmouth Now

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"Our biggest problem is that we’ve become accustomed to having a tax system that doesn’t raise enough revenue to cover our expenses. We’d be closer to it if we allowed all the policies in the fiscal cliff to actually revert. It’s not ideal to have them all revert at once, but that’s better than continuing to kick the can down the road. When you come to a fiscal cliff, take it." -- Andrew Samwick, Dartmouth Now Faculty Forum

The Director of the Rockefeller Center, Andrew Samwick, has been featured in recent articles as part of the national conversation about the fiscal cliff.  Samwick is also the Sandra L. and Arthur L. Irving ’72a, P ’10 Professor of Economics.

Read more in his US News and World Report piece: A Better Approach to Stimulus Spending (November 30, 2012) and the Dartmouth Now feature: Faculty Forum (November 20, 2012).

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