The U.S. public and policy makers would oppose many of the ideas put forward by the presidential deficit-reduction panel, including ending “politically sacrosanct” home mortgage interest deductions, said Gregory Mankiw , a former chief economic adviser to President George W. Bush .
When the members of the class of 2015 arrived at Harvard College this fall, they encountered a novel bit of moral education. Their dorm proctors -- the grad students who live with freshmen to provide guidance and enforce discipline -- invited each student to sign a pledge developed by the Freshman Dean’s Office. It reads, in full:
Dec. 7 (Bloomberg) -- Harvard University's Gregory Mankiw and AQR Capital Management's Cliff Asness talk about tax policy impact on investing. They speak on Bloomberg Television's "Market Makers." (Source: Bloomberg)