David Vandivier became Chief of Staff of the Council of Economic Advisers in October 2011. Before joining the Council he served as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax and Budget in the Office of Legislative Affairs at the US Treasury Department. Vandivier has previously worked on the US Senate Budget Committee, the Office of Management and Budget and two previous positions at the Treasury Department. Vandivier has an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and a B.A. from Franklin College of Indiana.
Check out the animated GIF the White House released on their Tumblr, depicting the relationship between the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and job growth.
Using rock and roll industry as a example is one of the best ways to explain economics -- many of the forces that are buffeting the U.S. economy can be understood in the context of the music industry.
The Great Gatsby Curve illustrates the connection between concentration of wealth in one generation and the ability of those in the next generation to move up the economic ladder compared to their parents.
A balanced approach to deficit reduction is good economic policy, justified by considerations of both efficiency and fairness. Deficit reduction that balances spending cuts, entitlement reform and loophole closing is also in the interest of the macroeconomy and economic growth.
Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Alan B. Krueger, delivers a keynote address at Columbia University’s new Center on Global Economic Governance.
Washington, DC – President Obama’s Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Alan B. Krueger, will deliver a keynote address at Columbia University’s new Center on Global Economic Governance, Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 9:15 am EDT.
Chairman Krueger told the gathering: "Restoring a greater degree of fairness to the U.S. job market would be good for businesses, good for the economy, and good for the country."
President Obama’s Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, Alan B. Krueger delivers his first speech as Chairman at the World Affairs Council of Charlotte.