Business: Boy-Wonder Bosworth

He is not yet 36, looks ten years younger, and would seem quite at home shooting the breeze with some economics professor at a Harvard graduate seminar. That is a serious problem for Barry Bosworth, director of President Carter's Council on Wage and Price Stability (COWPS). Middle-aged business leaders take one look at him and wonder whether he is old enough for even a one-martini lunch. They need not worry. For one thing, Bosworth is a seasoned economist (a year on the staff of Lyndon Johnson's Council of Economic Advisers and six years with...

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