Topic: White House Council of Economic Advisers
US Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew at a 5.6 percent rate last quarter, the biggest economic expansion in six years. But economists say that doesn't augur a growth in jobs any time soon.
01/29/2010 11:58 am
President Obama meets with union leaders Monday. Unions worry that the Senate healthcare reform bill's 'Cadillac tax' on expensive health-insurance policies could affect its members.
01/11/2010 03:46 pm
The nation’s GDP grew in the third quarter. But Obama's chief economist Christina Romer says the US is 'still in for more bad news' on jobs until GDP grows even more.
12/12/2009 11:56 am
The high unemployment number of 10.2 percent prompted Obama and his advisers to explain how they're on top of the situation.
11/06/2009 12:00 am
Tiff over the success of cash-for-clunkers has the White House reaching beyond media criticism to take on even ‘apolitical’ consumer groups.
10/31/2009 01:00 am
But the jobs market remains weak despite the stimulus, and may remain so for some time, officials say.
10/30/2009 01:00 am
White House economist Christina Romer said Thursday that the stimulus package's impact on the economy will weaken from here on.
10/23/2009 01:00 am
Obama's stimulus plan has elicited strong opinions from both critics and supporters. So who is right?
10/06/2009 01:00 am
Despite the job losses, the stimulus acted to check the precipitous decline in GDP, according to the Obama adviser.
08/06/2009 01:00 am
Even as the president urges Senate Democrats to move quickly, a Congressional Budget Office ruling lowers a hurdle that tripped up the Clinton-era reform effort.
06/03/2009 01:00 am