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Are low oil prices good for the environment?

...less incentive for alternative technology," says James Stock, an economist who recently served on the Council of Economic Advisers and is now at Harvard University. "In the long run it is unambiguously bad to have low oil prices from an environmental...
Republicans ignoring signs of some economic gains

...anything you hear at a political convention. It's all a marketing opportunity," said economist Bruce Bartlett, an economic adviser to Presidents Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush, both Republican."Some sectors of the economy are showing...
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Outside Editorial: Deep in the budget hole: Bipartisan panel could help much revenue the Treasury needs to pay for the services Americans demand. In an encouraging sign, White House economic adviser Allen Hubbard recently acknowledged that any bipartisan panel probably would look at taxes. He wasn't saying the...
Government's obesity crisis

...borrow. Even before the new Congress was sworn in, Austan Goolsbee, chairman of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, was warning that failing to raise the debt limit - now $14.3 trillion, or more than 95 percent of last year's...
Once on the fringe, critics of the Federal Reserve are now mainstream

...Nicole Gelinas; Weekly Standard editor William Kristol; Michael Boskin, a former head of the White House Council of Economic Advisers; and Amity Shlaes, who wrote a book castigating President Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal for worsening the...
That old familiar SOTU

...innovation and education is like lightening an overloaded airplane by removing its engine," he said. His chief economic adviser, Gene Sperling, put it more bluntly in a briefing for reporters at the White House on Tuesday afternoon. "Cutting...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Ford School of Public Policy at the University of Michigan and a former member of President Clinton's Council of Economic Advisers. ``But in the long run, it affects our ability to hold a common civic conversation, and that is a concern...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...Security and savings issues and frees up the next generation to not have to deal with this burden,'' White House economic adviser Gene Sperling told reporters. Indeed, one got the sense the White House feels its plan is both economically and...
This Day in History

...vice president, succeeding Spiro T. Agnew. In 2002, President Bush pushed Treasury Secretary Paul O'Neill and economic adviser Larry Lindsey from their jobs in a Cabinet shake-up. Actress Winona Ryder was sentenced to community service as...
Hopes for tunnel linking Russia, Alaska revived

...government. Due to speak at Tuesday's conference, titled "Megaprojects of Russia's East," are presidential economic adviser Arkady Dvorkovich and the head of Russia's rail monopoly, Vladimir Yakunin, considered to be close to President...


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