Council of Economic Advisers

Politics
"It’s something that is going to be very painful this quarter," said Kevin Hassett, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Politics
While cutting taxes on the rich won’t really boost the economy, it will increase income inequality.
Politics
The senator was mocking Larry Kudlow's support for the bank bailout.
Business
Millennial Lifestyle Trends Come First Model home interiors for rental units, condos, townhouses or single family homes must
Business
I am reading "Daniel Patrick Moynihan, A Portrait in Letters of an American Visionary" edited by Steven Weisman. It is a good title because Moynihan was indeed a visionary.
Money
For years, financial wolves have been cloaked in trusted adviser clothing - masking their real status as self-interested brokers who don't have your best interest in mind.
Post 50
Simply asserting increased longevity -- that miracle of 20th century science, medicine, technology and health care -- will be a drag on the economy lacks both vision and imagination.
Business
It is the ideology of austerity that has prevailed in the U.S. at least since the 1980s, and Paul Krugman says is putting Europe into its Second Great Depression.
Environment
With 2014 weighing in as the hottest year on record, the window to mitigate global warming rapidly shrinks. It's time to eliminate the debate that action on climate change will harm economic growth.
Politics
"People naturally think about whether women are breaking through glass ceilings and making great strides and achieving the
Politics
Perkins would later apologize for dropping a Kristallnacht reference into his social commentary, but he stood behind his
Business
"This sharp rise in middle-class taxes and the resulting decline in consumption could slow the growth of real GDP by 1.4
Politics
So Democrats may have to come up with a new narrative. They can not flourish by promising to be the party that raises taxes and makes cuts to popular programs, even if they succeed in inheriting the Republican's former mantle as the party of fiscal responsibility.
Business
Here are the 10 industries facing the biggest risk of disappearing : In the recession's aftermath some of the nation's most
Politics
Why not convene a council of unconventional elders -- academics, writers, artists, technology wizards, farmers, small business owners and public officials? They would give President Obama unfiltered advice on all sorts of issues.
Business
Back in March, when he still enjoyed remove from the policy fray as an academic at Princeton, Alan Krueger used unusually blunt language to sound the alarm that the American economy was staring at the sort of crisis that seemed unlikely to be fixed absent sustained and aggressive action. So the real question now is whether Krueger's appointment to the top spot on President Obama's economic advisory team will in fact alter the policies coming out of Washington, delivering initiatives that can create jobs. On that score, unfortunately, there is limited reason for optimism.
Business
Why the White House—and Washington—should miss departing economic adviser Austan Goolsbee. Read more on The Atlantic
Business
To explain what had been a slower than expected few months, Goolsbee cited what he termed "blows" to the economy in the first