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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.

Feb 7, 2022

Dan Alpert is an investment banker and a founding Managing Partner of Westwood Capital. He also regularly writes and speaks on big macro-structural issues. Dan joins David on Macro Musings to discuss recent macroeconomic events. Specifically, Dan and David discuss a post-Keynesian account of the global safe asset shortage, the impact of the US policy response to COVID-19, whether inflation will remain a problem heading into 2022, what’s driving the ‘Great Resignation’, whether capital assets are overvalued, and much more.


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Transcript for the episode can be found here.


Dan’s Twitter: @DanielAlpert

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Related Links:


*The Age of Oversupply: Overcoming the Greatest Challenge to the Global Economy* by Dan Alpert


 *Glut, The US Economy and American Worker In The Age Of Oversupply* by Dan Alpert


*Inflation In The 21st Century* by Dan Alpert


*The Way Forward: Moving from the Post-Bubble, Post-Bust Economy to Renewed Growth and Competitiveness* by Dan Alpert, Robert C. Hockett, and Nouriel Roubini


*Marc Lavoie on Canadian Central Bank Policy, Real-time Payments, and the Post-Keynesian Tradition*


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