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Chief Economist

Brian Albrecht is chief economist of the International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE). He has published in both academic journals, such as Contemporary Economic Policy, Public Choice, and Journal of Macroeconomics, as well as popular media like the Boston Globe and Star Tribune. Brian also writes the Economic Forces newsletter for Substack.

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Popular Media

Lina Khan Won’t Solve Inflation

With inflation at a 40-year high, the blame game is on. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) has blamed rising prices on price-gouging or “plain-old corporate greed.” The Federal Trade Commission (FTC), led by progressive Lina Khan, is launching an investigation into whether high prices stem from unscrupulous business practices.

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