Council of Economic Advisors

White House Pleads for Unemployment Extension, Says Jobless Rate 'Unacceptably High'

White House Pleads for Unemployment Extension, Says Jobless Rate 'Unacceptably High'
The White House is asking members of congress to extend unemployment benefits for the approximately four million Americans who've been unable to find gainful employment post-recession. Republican reports that benefits keep wages 'too high' for employers to hire more workers are flawed, says the Council of Economic Advisers.
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Dr. Paul Krugman Rumored For White House Job

Reports surfaced today that Nobel Prize Winning economist Dr. Paul Krugman will be offered the job of chairman for the White House Council of Economic Advisors.
Should President Obama be reelected, it’s no secret that there will be major changes in his second administration.
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