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Laurence Kotlikoff
Worked at Boston University,Yale University, The President's Council of Economic Advisers, UCLA
Attended University of Pennsylvania, BA
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I have two friends, each a great guy, who are, it turns out, Nobel Laureates in Economics. One, Tom, is a lifetime Democrat. The other, Bob, is a lifetime Republican. Both are totally appalled by …
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Many, if not most voters are extremely concerned about how the choice of President will impact the appointment of Supreme Court justices and, thereby, a host of social issues, including abortion ri…
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A young lady held up a sign tonight at the Republican convention. The sign said “Stop the Racism. Stop the Hatred.” I wasn’t able to view the sign for more than an instant because…
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Apart from the vapid speeches, the implicit race baiting, the suggestion that the poor (most of whom, by the way, are white) are un-American because they are getting “free stuff,” the c…
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We’re now about two months into our campaign and have been featured in Bloomberg, BusinessWeek, the Boston Globe, the Dallas Morning News, PBS, NPR, NewsMax, Money, Forbes, Investment News, a…
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It’s been several weeks since the Social Security Trustees released their 2016 Trustees Report. I’ve been waiting to see if either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton or anyone in the press…
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As those of you who are supporting my candidacy or are simply following my campaign know, I’m don’t think Hillary Clinton is the right person to lead our country for the next four to ei…
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Here’s a special call to action to moderate Republicans. The vast majority of you did not vote for Donald Trump. The vast majority of you didn’t vote for the Donald or for any other of …
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The Republicans, like the Democrats, are short on ideas and long on rhetoric. The Trumpies are also very short on minorities, which speaks volumes for their true values and who they're worried about.
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Many members of the press don’t seem to understand how easy it is to elect a write-in candidate for President because a) we’ve never had a write-in candidate receive national media cove…
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It's been several weeks since the Social Security Trustees released their 2016 Trustees Report. I've been waiting to see if either Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton or anyone in the press core would say a peep about the astounding $6 trillion deficit implied by the Report's table VI.F1. Not a [...]
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The horrific terror attack in Nice has led to the standard and fully appropriate expressions of outrage and defiance. But what we haven’t heard is any real policy to combat these attacks, eve…
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  • Boston University,Yale University, The President's Council of Economic Advisers, UCLA
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Professor of Economics, Boston University and President, Economic Security Planning, Inc.
Introduction
I teach economics at Boston University, do economic research and consulting, write professional articles and books, write columns and trade books for the public, and run my company, Economic Security Planning, Inc., which markets financial planning software at www.esplanner.com, www.esplanner.com/basic, and www.maximizemysocialsecurity.com.
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William Fairfield Warren Professor at Boston University, Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. Fellow of the Econometric Society
Education
  • University of Pennsylvania, BA
    Economics, 1969 - 1973
  • Harvard University, PhD
    Economics, 1973 - 1977