Think Tank: The economists strike back edition
1. Gary King and Andrew Gelman examine why presidential-campaign polls are so unpredictable even though presidential-campaign outcomes are extremely predictable.
2. Donald Marron and Phillip Swagel offer a proposal for reforming Fannie and Freddie.
3. Doug Elmendorf, the director of the Congressional Budget Office, explains the budget deficit to a seventh-grader.
4. The Urban Institute looks at the distributional effects of various Social Security reforms.
5. Harvard's Robert Stavin looks at various issues in designing an effective cap-and-trade system.
June 7, 2010; 10:31 AM ET
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