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The Council is currently comprised of Chair Cecilia Elena Rouse and members Jared Bernstein and Heather Boushey. The Council is supported by a chief of staff and general counsel; professional senior economists, staff economists, and research assistants; statisticians; and administrative support staff.
The Council of Economic Advisers is an agency within the Executive Office of the President. It is charged with offering the President objective economic advice on the formulation of both domestic and international policy. The Council bases its recommendations and analysis on economic research and empirical evidence, using the best data available to support the President in setting our nation’s economic policy.