Topic: University of California-Berkeley
Christina Romer is leaving as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. Two front-runners have emerged to replace Christina Romer: Austan Goolsbee and Laura Tyson.
08/09/2010 02:02 pm
Christina Romer cast disagreements among key players on the White House economic team as a healthy part of reaching tough policy decisions. Christina Romer said she is leaving solely for family reasons.
08/06/2010 03:37 pm
Christina Romer, one of President Obama's key economic advisers, is returning to teach at UC Berkeley. Christina Romer was instrumental in crafting the $789 billion stimulus package passed just months into her tenure.
08/06/2010 11:29 am
Arizona didn't turn into a pressure cooker for immigration reform overnight, historians say.
08/03/2010 02:15 pm
The argument for extending the high-end tax cuts have gone wobbly. It would be more convincing if the Republican line were something other than “no new taxes, ever.” The economic and fiscal circumstances may change, but the prescription remains the same.
08/03/2010 12:06 pm
BP’s board of directors looks set to replace Chief Executive Tony Hayward after a series of missteps during the Gulf oil spill crisis. But the move is about more than Mr. Hayward’s gaffes.
07/26/2010 08:05 pm
Daniel Schorr, a journalist whose fierce independence landed him on President Nixon’s enemies list and whose award-winning 62-year career spanned newspapers, radio and television, died Friday.
07/23/2010 05:40 pm
Daniel Schorr passed away Friday in Washington, DC. Daniel Schorr was a columnist for the Christian Science Monitor and worked at NPR after a long career at CBS News.
07/23/2010 03:22 pm
Three months of poking and prodding in the Gulf oil spill have recast how companies will respond to future deep-sea accidents. On Friday, a new containment cap appeared to be holding steady, with no signs of oil leaking.
07/16/2010 02:48 pm
An anonymous plumber provided sketches of a flange and seal design six weeks ago that is almost identical to the containment cap lowered onto the Macondo well in the Gulf of Mexico. It's the latest effort to stop the BP oil spill.
07/15/2010 05:00 pm