Freakonomics Radio
Freakonomics Radio

How Much Does the President Really Matter? (Rebroadcast)

June 22, 201633 min
The U.S. president is often called the "leader of free world." But if you ask an economist or a Constitutional scholar how much the occupant of the Oval Office matters, they won't say much. We look at what the data have to say about measuring leadership, and its impact on the economy and the country.

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