Stevenson analyzes conflicting views of the economy

March 17, 2022 The New York Times

Republican governors across the country have been criticizing President Biden for his economic policies while touting their own. Betsey Stevenson, professor of public policy and economics, weighed in on the trend.

“Basically it’s insane to say, ‘Our policies are good. Theirs are bad. Our unemployment is really low and our inflation is really high compared to the rest of the country,’ where unemployment is merely low and inflation is merely high,” she said.