October 26, 1991 |
Bush Nominees Grilled on Economic Policies: Susan Phillips, nominee for a vacancy on the Federal Reserve Board, told a Senate panel highly critical of the President's economic policies that she would be willing to consider further interest rate cuts to stimulate the economy. Phillips and two nominees for the Council of Economic Advisers, David Bradford and Paul Wonnacott, were questioned by Democratic members of the Senate Banking Committee. Chairman Don Riegle (D-Mich.
March 8, 1993 |
Stanford University economics professor Joseph E. Stiglitz has been named to the Council of Economic Advisers, his family said Sunday. Stiglitz's wife, Jane Hannaway, said her husband spoke with President Clinton last week, and was en route to Washington on Sunday night. Stiglitz, 50, widely known as an economic theorist, is a senior fellow at the Hoover Institution.
January 4, 1993 |
Alan Blinder, a 47-year-old economics professor at Princeton University, will be a member of the Council of Economic Advisers, a published report says. President-elect Bill Clinton offered the seat and Blinder accepted, the New York Times reported in today's editions. Blinder's appointment is likely to be announced this week. He will serve under Laura D'Andrea Tyson, a Stanford University economist appointed earlier as head of the council.
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August 31, 2009 |
Beryl W. Sprinkel Economic advisor to Reagan Beryl W. Sprinkel, 85, who served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers during the Reagan administration and who helped guide the administration's response to the October 1987 stock market crash, died Aug. 22 at a nursing home in Beecher, Ill. He had Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, a rare neuromuscular disease. Sprinkel, protege of conservative economics guru Milton Friedman, taught economics at the University of Chicago and was executive vice president and economic advisor at the Harris Trust and Savings Bank in Chicago for nearly 30 years.
September 27, 1987 |
The Council of Economic Advisers has fallen on hard times. Its public standing was recently highlighted by the response to the announced resignation of its latest chairman, Beryl W. Sprinkel. Who, many wondered, is Beryl Sprinkel? In recent years, the council and its chairman have ceased to play a major role, public or private, in the development of economic policy.
July 12, 1995 |
In what White House officials fear is a Republican attack on Clinton Administration economic policies, a House panel voted Tuesday to eliminate the small but highly visible office that provides economic advice to the President. The House Appropriations Committee fought off a bid by Democrats to save the Council of Economic Advisers, and is expected to give final approval today to a spending measure that eliminates the council's proposed $3.4-million budget for next year.