Two Brookings economists reflect on the financial crisis and their careers

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David M. Rubenstein Fellows Randall Akee and Marcus Casey discuss their research for the Economic Studies program at Brookings and how the 2008 financial crisis affected their careers as economists.

Also in this episode, Molly Reynolds describes the priorities that will keep members of Congress busy before they leave Washington, D.C. for their traditional pre-election recess.

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