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.
So does Harvard economics textbook writer Greg Mankiw, a former Chair of the Council of Economic Advisors
under President George W.
In December 1992, according to Bob Woodward's The Agenda, President-elect Bill Clinton was about to announce Laura Tyson's appointment as chair of the Council of Economic Advisors
, when Tyson mentioned she and Robert Reich had debated in The American Prospect whether the nationality of a firm was important.
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.