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Wed Nov 11, 2020, 10:50 PM

Biden's economic team looks interesting

First off, I have to admit that I am not into economics, but I did just find out this week that a relative by marriage is one of the top people! I have never actually met the relative this person is married to, but they are themselves well known in economic circles. Pretty interesting how families go in completely different directions, given what the grandfather of this relative was like.

Anyway, my not so close relative by marriage is highlighted in this article:

Meet the three people who will define economic policy for the next four years
By Nicole Goodkind
November 7, 2020 2:28 PM EST



Jared Bernstein

Bernstein served as Bidenís chief economist and economic adviser under the Obama administration, and itís expected that heíll take on a similar role now that his former boss has the top job. A progressive and advocate for laborersí rights, Bernstein is currently serving as a senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities.



Heather Boushey

Boushey has served the Biden campaign as an unofficial top economic adviser to the President-elect. She currently works as the president and CEO of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, which seeks to diminish inequality by creating economic growth, and she was tapped to serve as the chief economist of Hillary Clinton's would-be presidential transition team in 2016.



Ben Harris

Harris is another economist with deep ties to Biden. He replaced Bernstein as the chief economist and chief economic adviser to the vice president from 2014 until the Obama administration ended.

Harris, who currently sits on Chicagoís COVID-19 Recovery Task Force, will likely be responsible for crafting immediate COVID-19 economic recovery policy. He has been advising Biden through the campaign and is a core member of the Biden-Sanders Unity Task Force, which is intended to bridge the gap between progressives and the more moderate wing of the Democratic party.

More: https://fortune.com/2020/11/07/biden-economic-advisors-recession-unemployment-coronavirus/

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Response to csziggy (Original post)

Wed Nov 11, 2020, 10:54 PM

1. What? Nobody from teevee? Nobody from Goldman Sachs?

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Response to NoMoreRepugs (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 11, 2020, 11:15 PM

3. Yeah, no foreclosure kings or pyramid scheme queens?

These people obviously have no idea how the real American economy works!

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Response to NoMoreRepugs (Reply #1)

Wed Nov 11, 2020, 11:15 PM

4. Jared Bernstein's been a guest on TV a fair amount

since he left Biden's employ.

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Response to csziggy (Original post)

Wed Nov 11, 2020, 10:55 PM

2. Thanks, csz;

getting exciting!

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