Mit Goes To Washington

Its economists land lots of the new Administration's key jobs

hey aren't FOBs--friends of Bill. They don't belong to the Oxford University mafia of longtime school buddies. Nor are they veteran Beltway insiders. They are the MITs. In a remarkable sweep, economists trained at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology are grabbing the prestigious economic posts in the new Administration. Like Harvard University during the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations and the University of Chicago in the Reagan years, it's MIT economics that will help shape policy in Washington under President Clinton.

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