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Ian J. Wright

Biography: 
Ian Wright is a PhD student in the Department of Economics at Stanford University.  His research focuses on both theoretical and empirical work pertaining to financial markets.  In addition to his personal research, Wright has served as a research assistant to the Working Group on Economic Policy at the Hoover Institution during most of his PhD and was a co-editor of the book Government Policies and the Delayed Economic Recovery.  As an undergraduate Wright attended Brigham Young University, where he earned a Bachelor’s degree in mathematics and economics and graduated with the Orson Pratt Prize in 2009.

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Government Policies and the Delayed Economic Recovery

by Lee Ohanian, John B. Taylor, Ian J. Wrightvia Books by Hoover Fellows
Thursday, August 2, 2012

Economic growth during the recovery from the recession of has been remarkably slow—only 2.4 percent at an annual rate in the first two-and-a-half years. The slow recovery raises a number of important economic and public policy questions.