Council of Economic Advisers

       Frankel.tif (26396 bytes)    Jeffrey Frankel served on the Council of Economic Advisers under President Bill Clinton, as Member, from April 1997 to March 1999; and as Chief Economist from September 1996 to March 1997.

The Council Consists of three Members, nominated by the President and confirmed by the Senate.  It also has a staff of 15 professional economists. It is located in the Executive Office of the President.  The Council of Economic Advisers was created by the Employment Act of 1946.

Previous Members

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Link to: Council of Economic Advisers under the current president   

Op-eds on the CEA:

 Jeffrey Frankel, "When An Economic Adviser Disagrees with the President," Financial Times, March 31, 2003

Jeffrey Frankel, "What Can an Economic Adviser Do When He Disagrees with the President?, Challenge, vol. 46, no. 3., May/June 2003, pp. 1-24.



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