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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.

Aug 16, 2021

Arthur Turrell is the deputy director at the data science campus for the UK Office of National Statistics (ONS). Arthur is also a former researcher at the Bank of England and a nuclear fusion scientist. He joins Macro Musings to talk about his work at the Bank of England, the future of economic data, and his new book on nuclear fusion titled, *The Star Builders: Nuclear Fusion and the Race to Power the Planet*.

 

Transcript for the episode can be found here: https://www.mercatus.org/bridge/tags/macro-musings

 

Arthur’s Twitter: @arthurturrell

Arthur’s website: http://aeturrell.com/

Arthur’s Bank of England profile: https://www.bankofengland.co.uk/research/researchers/arthur-turrell

 

Related Links:

 

*The Star Builders: Nuclear Fusion and the Race to Power the Planet* by Arthur Turrell

https://www.simonandschuster.com/books/The-Star-Builders/Arthur-Turrell/9781982130664

 

*Coding for Economists* by Arthur Turrell

https://aeturrell.github.io/coding-for-economists/intro.html

 

*Why Software Is Eating The World* by Marc Andreessen

https://www.wsj.com/articles/SB10001424053111903480904576512250915629460

 

*Solving Heterogeneous General Equilibrium Economic Models with Deep Reinforcement Learning* by Edward Hill, Marco Bardoscia, and Arthur Turrell

https://arxiv.org/pdf/2103.16977.pdf

 

Princeton’s *Net-Zero America* Project: https://netzeroamerica.princeton.edu/?explorer=year&state=national&table=2020&limit=200

 

David’s blog: macromarketmusings.blogspot.com
David’s Twitter: @DavidBeckworth