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Guest Host: Susan Page
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- Randall S. Kroszner Professor of economics at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and former member of the White House Council of Economic Advisors, 2001-2003
- Dean Baker Co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and author of "Plunder & Blunder the Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy" (PoliPointPress)
- Peter Orszag Director, Office of Management and Budget former director, Congressional Budget Office, and former senior fellow in economic studies at the Brookings Institution and author of "Saving Social Security"
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