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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Sweden, June 18 -- At a conference hosted by the World Bank on the pressures developing countries face to lower tax rates and shrink their tax base while also fighting tax avoidance and evasion, Jason Furman, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors to US President, Barack Obama, emphasized that the most important unsung piece of public health legislation of the Obama administration has been the increase in the Federal cigarette tax from USD $0.
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Glenn Hubbard, chair of the Council of Economic Advisors.
In addition to its management team, the KIP Presidium Fund has recruited an advisory board that includes such names as Glenn Hubbard, Dean of Columbia Business School, and the former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors for the White House.