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Hosted by David Beckworth of the Mercatus Center, Macro Musings is a podcast which pulls back the curtain on the important macroeconomic issues of the past, present, and future.

Oct 31, 2016

Rüdiger (Rudi) Bachmann is a Stepan Family Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Notre Dame. He joins the show to discuss the economic history of his native Germany. David and Rudi also discuss how the German approach to macroeconomics is distinctly different from the approach taken in the United States. David’s blog: Rudi’s Notre Dame webpage: David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth Related links: Rudi on his work on economic uncertainty: NYT Upshot Article: “How Economists Came to Dominate the Conversation” Peter Bofinger’s Vox EU article: “German Macroeconomics: The Long Shadow of Walter Eucken”