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01/29/2013 12:21 pm ET | Updated Mar 31, 2013

Paul Krugman on U.S. Treasury Secretary: "I Honestly Do Believe I'd Be Terrible At the Job"

Nobel Prize-winning economist and NY Times columnist Paul Krugman spoke with MSNBC's Chris Hayes on January 27, 2013. In this clip, Krugman responds to a hypothetical question on whether he would accept an offer to become U.S. Treasury Secretary:

"I honestly do believe I'd be terrible at the job...in terms of actually influencing events, it would be a step down from where I am now."

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