Dr. Jay Bhattacharya: “What happened was a relatively small group, a cartel almost, of very powerful scientific bureaucrats took over the whole apparatus of science — at least as far as the public eye is concerned — dominated the media, dominated the message to politicians, and as a result, we had a catastrophic response to COVID. And we’re going to be paying the costs of that for a very long time.”
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Mark Skidmore is Professor of Economics at Michigan State University where he holds the Morris Chair in State and Local Government Finance and Policy. His research focuses on topics in public finance, regional economics, and the economics of natural disasters. Mark created the Lighthouse Economics website and blog to share economic research and information relevant for navigating tumultuous times.
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Yes, and the same outfit is also running environmental and energy issues and will make it extremely difficult to even maintain the economy much less make progress in recovering from our warp speed foolishness.