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Council of Economic Advisers

Obama Jobs Report: 95,000 Jobs To Come Each Month

AP | PHILIP ELLIOTT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The United States is likely to add an average of 95,900 more jobs each month this year, while personal savings will remain high as ...

Joseph Stiglitz Interview: 'We're More Strict With Our Poor Than With Our Banks'

Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

During the economic turmoil of the last few years, Nobel Prize-winning economist and Columbia University professor Joseph Stiglitz has been one of the...

Sam Stein

White House To Make Major Regulatory Reform Push After Health Care: Goolsbee

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of the president's top economic advisers pledged a major push on financial regulatory reform once health care legislation is done with, citing the...

'Cash For Appliances' Announcement Expected Within Weeks

washingtonpost.com | Peter Whoriskey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

On the heels of its ballyhooed "Cash for Clunkers" program for cars, the federal government is expected to finalize details in the coming weeks of ano...

Job Stimulus Results: White House Claims 'Stunning' Two Million Jobs Saved Or Created

AP | MARK S. SMITH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama is trumpeting a new White House estimate that his top economist calls "stunning": His stimulus plan has alre...

The Debate About Health Care Reform Is Not About Health Care

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

It is about the underlying concepts of our political system. Do we want to stick to the concepts that made America strong and rich? Or do we want abandon them and experiment with new political concepts?

Wise Men Say Recession is a Year Old

John Tepper Marlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
John Tepper Marlin

The seven "Wise Men" announced today that the economy entered a recession back in December 2007. The "Wise Men" are seven economists on the NBER Business Cycle Dating Committee.

White House Economic Adviser: Parts Of The US In Recession

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisors Edward Lazear said on Sunday that parts of the nation seem to be in recession, but the government's ...