How Jerome Powell happened
Sep 22, 2021
Episode 523

How Jerome Powell happened

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Plus, your questions about the national debt and a surprise reveal!

Progressive Democrats are pressuring President Joe Biden to replace Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell. But how did a non-economist even come to head the Fed anyway? That’s one of the listener questions we answer on this Whaddya Wanna Know Wednesday. We’ll also talk about mismatching in the labor market and who the United States is borrowing money from. Plus, Molly reveals her super-secret project! 

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Molly Wood Host
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