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My intrepid Mercatus Center colleague Veronique de Rugy applauds the important work of the late Alberto Alesina [2]. A slice:

Much of this research was recently compiled into a book Alesina co-authored with Carlo Favero and Francesco Giavazzi titled “Austerity: When It Works and When It Doesn’t.” In this book, Alesina and his co-authors carefully examine all sides of the issue. Data-rich and deeply economically informed, it provides solid guidelines for every policymaker who is serious about reversing the dangerous pattern of fiscal irresponsibility.

Alberto Mingardi links to Guido Tabellini’s remembrance of Alesina [3].

George Selgin remembers the late, great Richard Timberlake [4].

Richard Ebeling argues that freedom requires resisting coronavirus-induced pessimism [5].

My colleague Pete Boettke calls for resistance [6].

Phil Magness, on his Facebook page, recounts the genuinely bizarre and appalling dishonesty of Gabriel Zucman [7].

George Will rightly warns of unintended ill consequences of Congressional hyperactivity [8].