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Hoover's Lazear: Low rates are not working

CNBC's Rick Santelli and the Hoover Institution's Ed Lazear discussed the September jobs number, interest rate policy and global trade.

On trade: "The benefits from trade are spread very diffusely across the population, while the costs are very concentrated," Lazear said.

On interest rate policy: "The notion you can fix the economy with very low interest rates I think is not empirically validated," he added.

Lazear is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution and a professor of economics at Stanford University's Graduate School of Business. He previously served at the White House from 2006 to 2009 as chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers.

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