jasonfurmanI don't agree.
If the Congress was replaced by the NBER today or even the NBER of 1990 we would have paid leave (like virtually every other country in the world except Papau New Guineau) & the United States would not be 32nd in the OECD for preschool enrollment. t.co/Sr1d8HeQFw
jasonfurmanPeople ascribe too much power to economists, blaming them for outcomes they don't like.
More often I think the problem is too little economics not too much.
A case in point: inadequate investments in pre-school & child care discussed by @AnnieLowrey.
sam_d_1995New York City has approximately 3 million parking spots, and 97% of them are free parking.
A standard parking spot is 180 square feet. The average price per square foot of land in New York is ~$1000.
New York City has an invisible $500 BILLION car subsidy. t.co/5l4uJdZO1B