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Presidential Debate: A Missed Opportunity

October 5, 2012

C. Fred Bergsten comments on the presidential debate in this two-part interview.


Part I
C. Fred Bergsten says that neither President Obama nor Governor Romney offered much illumination on macroeconomic policy, the Federal Reserve, or the world economy.

Part II
C. Fred Bergsten says that the presidential candidates need to address what they intend to do about Europe, trade, and the role of the International Monetary Fund.




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