Coolidge is cool

Robert Rossana, a professor of economics at Wayne State University, is a fan of Calvin Coolidge.
Mark Brooky
Jun 25, 2013


Rossana says the president of the 1920s "was modest, unassuming, and did not think himself to be so important that the country could not survive without him."

In his latest post for his "Just My Two Cents About Economic Policy" blog, Rossana reviews a new book, "Coolidge" by Amity Shlaes.

"From the perspective of an economist, I was struck by several economic policy positions that Coolidge and his Treasury secretary, Andrew Mellon, espoused that are actually quite sophisticated and discussed today in economic policy discussions," Rossana wrote.

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