Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

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Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers

The head of the Council of Economic Advisers, which advises the president on economic matters. The chairman is permitted to attend cabinet meetings. Among his/her duties are helping the president formulate policy, interpreting data, and generally serving as one of the White House's resident experts on the economy. The chairman is appointed by the president upon approval of the Senate.
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