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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the ECONOMICS MAJOR, is having a little trouble with a common economics term

Added 05-27-20 09:30:03am EST - “"An ugly term w ugly history"” - Twitchy.com

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Posted By TheNewsCommenter: From Twitchy.com: “Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the ECONOMICS MAJOR, is having a little trouble with a common economics term”. Below is an excerpt from the article.

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, who majored in Economics in college, called out White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett for using the term “human capital stock” while talking about re-opening the U.S. economy.

According to the Economics major, this is “an ugly term with ugly history, but for many power ppl it’s the most honest view of workers: human stock”:

An ugly term w ugly history, but for many powerful ppl it‘s their most honest view of workers: human stock.

Maybe she missed this day in one of her Econ classes? It’s a common term, and everyone knows it’s a common term:

Here are the NBER papers that use the phrase "human capital stock" in the last 5 yrs: https://t.co/f8DJr7Vfy7

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