Alan Krueger Best Quotes and sayings


 Alan Krueger Best Quotes and sayings


Alan Bennett Krueger was an American economist who was the James Madison Professor of Political Economy at Princeton University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research
Died: March 16, 2019, Princeton, New Jersey, United States Trending
Born: September 17, 1960, Livingston, New Jersey, United States
Doctoral advisor: Richard B. Freeman
Party: Democratic Party
Top Alan Krueger quotes



Top Alan Krueger quotes


“Rather than street crime, I argue that a better analogy is to voting. Having a high opportunity cost of time—resulting, say, from a high-paying job and a good education—should discourage people from voting, yet it is precisely those with a high opportunity cost of time who tend to vote. Why? Because they care about influencing the outcome and consider themselves sufficiently well informed to want to express their opinions.

― Alan B. Krueger






Top Alan Krueger quotes

Top Alan Krueger quotes
 Terrorists also care about influencing political outcomes. Instead of asking who has a low salary and few opportunities, to understand what makes a terrorist we should ask: Who holds strong political views and is confident enough to try to impose their extremist vision by violent means? Most terrorists are not so desperately poor that they have nothing to live for. Instead, they are people who care so deeply and fervently about a cause that they are willing to die for it.”
― Alan B. Krueger
Top Alan Krueger quotes
Top Alan Krueger quotes

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