Topic: Austan Goolsbee
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As the controversy over Rush Limbaugh's insult enters its second week, comedian Bill Maher says it's time for liberals to accept his apology and move on. Of course that's really Sandra Fluke's call.
Don't be fooled into believing that any tax structure is truly simple until you’re intimately familiar with the details. Complicating factors can and do and will enter any tax code that is written by people, whether it’s 9-9-9, a 17% flat rate, or any number of graduated rates.
10/21/2011 11:00 am
Obama's pick to head his economic council, Alan Krueger, has researched job market and minimum wage.
08/29/2011 07:00 pm
In a Rose Garden briefing, President Obama named Princeton University economist Alan Krueger as the next head of the White House Council of Economic Advisors.
08/29/2011 02:03 pm
Stock market gains early Friday morning were wiped out by noon, before another rally ensued. A better-than-expected jobs report gave some analysts hope that another recession could be averted.
08/05/2011 02:25 pm
The debt deal punts on tax reform. That's unfortunate. But when lawmakers finally get to it, this idea can garner bipartisan support and save the government serious money: Have the IRS fill out tax returns for millions of taxpayers. It's a proven concept in Scandinavia -- and California.
08/02/2011 02:00 pm
The GDP grew at an annual rate of only 1.3 percent in the second quarter of 2011, announces the Commerce Department, which also revised first-quarter growth down to 0.4 percent.
07/29/2011 01:32 pm
Politicians need a team of stellar economists for advice during campaign season, and Obama seems to have lost his
06/10/2011 03:53 pm
White House economist and longtime Obama adviser Austan Goolsbee says he's returning to academia. Considering Americans' views of the slow recovery, perhaps that helps the president.
06/07/2011 04:00 pm
President Obama is enjoying his best favorability ratings in months. But polls show Americans are worried and mad about the economy – a fact that's a major challenge to Obama's reelection bid.
06/05/2011 01:48 pm