Council of Economic Advisers

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Council of Economic Advisers (CEA)
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Agency overview
Formed1946; 75 years ago (1946)
Preceding agencies
HeadquartersEisenhower Executive Office Building
EmployeesAbout 35
Agency executive
Parent agencyExecutive Office of the President of the United States
Websitewww.whitehouse.gov/cea/

The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) is an agency within the Executive Office of the President that advises the President of the United States on economic policy.[2] The CEA provides much of the research for the White House and prepares the annual Economic Report of the President.

List of chairs[change | change source]

Officeholder Term start Term end President(s)
Edwin G. Nourse August 9, 1946 November 1, 1949 Harry Truman
Leon Keyserling
Acting: 1949–1950
November 2, 1949 January 20, 1953
Arthur F. Burns March 19, 1953 December 1, 1956 Dwight Eisenhower
Raymond J. Saulnier December 3, 1956 January 20, 1961
Walter Heller January 29, 1961 November 15, 1964 John F. Kennedy
Lyndon Johnson
Gardner Ackley November 16, 1964 February 15, 1968
Arthur M. Okun February 15, 1968 January 20, 1969
Paul W. McCracken February 4, 1969 December 31, 1971 Richard Nixon
Herbert Stein January 1, 1972 August 31, 1974
Gerald Ford
Alan Greenspan September 4, 1974 January 20, 1977
Charles Schultze January 22, 1977 January 20, 1981 Jimmy Carter
Murray Weidenbaum February 27, 1981 August 25, 1982 Ronald Reagan
Martin Feldstein October 14, 1982 July 10, 1984
Beryl W. Sprinkel April 18, 1985 January 20, 1989
Michael J. Boskin February 2, 1989 January 20, 1993 George H. W. Bush
Laura Tyson February 5, 1993 February 21, 1995 Bill Clinton
Joseph Stiglitz June 28, 1995 February 13, 1997
Janet Yellen February 18, 1997 August 3, 1999
Martin N. Baily August 12, 1999 January 20, 2001
Glenn Hubbard May 11, 2001 February 28, 2003 George W. Bush
Greg Mankiw May 29, 2003 February 18, 2005
Harvey S. Rosen February 23, 2005 June 10, 2005
Ben Bernanke June 21, 2005 January 31, 2006
Edward Lazear February 27, 2006 January 20, 2009
Christina Romer January 28, 2009 September 3, 2010 Barack Obama
Austan Goolsbee September 10, 2010 August 5, 2011
Alan Krueger November 7, 2011 August 2, 2013
Jason Furman[3] August 2, 2013 January 20, 2017
Kevin Hassett[4] September 13, 2017 June 28, 2019 Donald Trump
Tomas J. Philipson
Acting
June 28, 2019 June 23, 2020
Tyler Goodspeed
Acting
June 23, 2020 January 7, 2021
Cecilia Rouse March 12, 2021 Incumbent Joe Biden

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wage and Price Controls Encyclopedia.com n.d.
  2. Council of Economic Advisers
  3. "Obama names Furman as new White House chief economist", Reuters, 2013-06-10, archived from the original on 2015-11-25, retrieved 2021-03-03
  4. "Senate Confirms Kevin Hassett as Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers", The Wall Street Journal, 2017-09-12