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Economic Recovery Advisory Board

Why Obama's Top Economic Adviser Should Be Missed

The Atlantic | MEGAN MCARDLE | Posted 10.10.2011 | Business

Why the White House—and Washington—should miss departing economic adviser Austan Goolsbee....

Paul Krugman: The Competition Myth

The New York Times | Paul Krugman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Meet the new buzzword, same as the old buzzword. In advance of the State of the Union, President Obama has telegraphed his main theme: competitiveness...

Immelt To Head Obama Economic Advisory Board

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. — More than half the nation disapproves of President Barack Obama's policies to reduce stubbornly high unemployment, a new Ass...

Obama Losing Key Economic Adviser

Reuters | Caren Bohan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Barack Obama announced on Thursday that former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker was stepping down from his rol...

Americans Pay $140 Billion, Spend 7.6 Billion Hours A Year Just To File Their Taxes, Report Finds

AP/Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Any attempts to simplify the complicated U.S. tax code will produce lower taxes for some people and higher payments for others, including some of the ...

Richard Trumka Vomits At White House Meeting With Obama

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Obama convened a meeting of his Economic Recovery Advisory Board Friday, but one of his top allies needed a little more time to recover. ...

Volcker Still 'Just A Photo Op'?

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

When Paul Volcker was first appointed chairman of President Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board, he really didn't expect to have much influence. ...

Paul Volcker, Former Federal Reserve Chairman, Engaged

CNN | Carol Loomis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Volcker has just become engaged to his longtime assistant, Anke Dening. The former Federal Reserve boss proposed on Thanksgiving Day and the two then ...

GE Promotes Manufacturing Jobs in US, Then Ships 'em Overseas

Mike Elk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mike Elk

Without a new American manufacturing policy there will be no economic recovery. We need to move beyond a bubble economy built on debt and financial speculation and into a real economy that actually makes products.

Obama's Economic Recovery Advisory Board To Hold First Meeting

AP | JIM KUHNHENN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The prime office space in the southeast corner of the Treasury building sits vacant four months into the Obama administration. Its ...

Penny Pritzker: Wealthy Obama Campaign Finance Chair Breaks With President, Opposes EFCA

FireDogLake | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Penny Pritzker, the finance chair of the Obama campaign who is now a member of his Economic Recovery Advisory Board, has a somewhat different opinion ...

Volcker Involved In Anti-Stimulus Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget

ABC News | Jake Tapper | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The chairman of President Obama's Presidential Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Paul Volcker, is an official of a think-tank that recently assailed t...

Economic Recovery Advisory Board To Be Led By Paul Volcker (SLIDESHOW)

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Former Federal Reserve Chairman Paul Volcker will chair a new economic advisory panel created by President-elect Barack Obama and designed to stabiliz...