| Aug 30, 2011
| 10:32 AM
President Barack Obama plans to issue a series of proposals next week to address what public opinion polls say is far and away the biggest issue on the minds of Americans: how to create jobs and spur economic growth. But the reaction to his nomination...
| Jun 10, 2013
| 7:01 AM
WASHINGTON -- President Obama on Monday is to announce the nomination of Jason Furman to chair the White House Council of Economic Advisors, elevating the longtime aide to one of the administration's most visible positions dealing with the economy....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 7:26 AM
WASHINGTON -- A group of 11 conservative economists are publicly backing Jason Furman's nomination to head the White House Council of Economic Advisers.
"Although we often disagree with the administration’s policies and differ with Jason on a...
| Sep 26, 2013
| 12:37 PM
It’s a favorite parlor game for science geeks: predicting who will win the Nobel Prizes.
For guidance, you can look to the winners of the Lasker Awards for medical research, or the Shaw Prizes for astronomy and life sciences. Recipients of the...
| May 28, 2013
| 2:12 PM
WASHINGTON -- One of President Obama's top economic advisors, Alan Krueger, will step down this fall and White House aide Jason Furman will be nominated as his replacement, a Democratic official said Tuesday.
Krueger plans to return to teaching at...