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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My closest colleague in that failed endeavor was Jason Furman -- now the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors in the White House.
8:00pm MDT / 10:00pm EDT - Building Our Economy: A Conversation with Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors How are we doing on job creation, and where are our biggest challenges with our workforce?
remains incomplete, and the president will continue to do everything he can to support the recovery, either by acting through executive action or by working with Congress on steps that would boost growth and speed job creation," said Jason Furman, the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors.
He was previously chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors and President Reagan's chief economic advisor.
From 1974 to 1977, he served as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors under President Gerald Ford.
Newly appointed Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors Ben Bernanke's seat is open.
Herbert Stein, former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors and Murray Foss, a former director of the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the U.
Herbert Stein, a senior fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors for both former Presidents Nixon and Ford, last week wrote that the President's economic program is "probably the most far-reaching effort ever made by a President to control the federal budget deficit.
Earlier this year, Michael Boskin, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, announced a plan to increase funding of several major statistical agencies by $30 million in order to improve the collection and analysis of information like inflation rates, productivity statistics, and trade between firms in various industries (a competitive statistic that the Japanese currently measure better than the Americans).
According to Michael Boskin, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, this transfer of resources was "capable of producing a major drop in the national savings rate.
Harvard economics professor and former chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors Greg Mankiw called the term "an act of political genius" because "there is no way to measure how many jobs are saved"O
Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, said, "Economic growth was solid in the fourth quarter, a testament to the resilience of American businesses and families.
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