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Jared Bernstein

Have We Been Looking At Deficit Reduction The Wrong Way?

Jared Bernstein–formerly a top economic advisor to Vice President Joe Biden, and a key figure in the Obama Administration’s attempt to get the economy back on track–has published a fascinating response to Ezra Klein’s analysis of the administration’s response to the Great Recession. Bernstein closes with a poignant critique of official Washington’s irrational, and destructive, […]

October 10, 2011

Exclusive: Former Top White House Economic Advisor Compares Obama to FDR, Calls for More Stimulus

In an exclusive discussion with The National Memo this week, former Chief Economist and Economic Advisor to the Vice President Jared Bernstein (who sat in on all high-level economic talks at the White House from 2009 to 2010) defended President Barack Obama’s progressive bona fides. When asked whether the administration might have done more to […]

July 17, 2011