Filter by

Alan Krueger
Showing 1 - 19 of 19
  • [alt text]

    Minimum Wage

    Committee members heard testimony from businessmen, workers, economists and Secretary Reich concerning the impact of raising the minimum wage to $5.15 per hour.

    1,768 views
  • [alt text]

    Income Inequality and the U.S. Economy

    Alan Krueger gave an in-depth presentation on the rise of economic inequality in the United States, arguing that the shrinking middle class is endangering economic recovery. He talked…

    1,723 views
  • [alt text]

    Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Request

    Obama administration officials spoke to reporters about the fiscal year 2013 budget proposal. Live coverage of this program was interrupted for a pro forma House session.

    1,142 views
  • [alt text]

    Evaluation of Obama Administration Economic and Financial Policies

    Economists and scholars spoke about economic and fiscal policy in the first year of the Obama administration. Among the issues they addressed were the economic recession, actions taken…

    901 views
  • [alt text]

    Council of Economic Advisers Chair Announcement

    President Obama named Alan Krueger to replace Austan Goolsbee as his administration’s chief economic adviser. In his remarks the president also spoke briefly about response to…

    772 views
  • [alt text]

    Social Security and Medicare Trustees Report

    Treasury Secretary Tim Geithner and Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius, who serve on the Board of Trustees of the Social Security and Medicare trust funds, released a new…

    529 views
  • [alt text]

    Obama Administration Nominations

    The Senate Banking Housing and Urban Affairs Committee held a confirmation hearing for three of President Obama’s nominations: Alan B. Krueger to be a member of the Council of…

    523 views
  • [alt text]

    State of U.S. Labor Market

    The Center for American Progress held a forum on U.S. job creation. John Podesta and Robert Rubin made opening remarks. David Autor presented the findings of his report,…

    421 views
  • [alt text]

    Fiscal Year 2014 Budget Request

    Obama administration officials briefed reporters and answered questions about the fiscal year 2014 budget proposal.

    338 views
  • [alt text]

    U.S. Economy and Unemployment Rate

    Alan Krueger talked about the U.S. economy and unemployment rate. In his remarks, he defended President Obama’s budget plan, including raising taxes for the top two percent of…

    304 views
  • [alt text]

    Politico Playbook Lunch with Alan Krueger

    Outgoing White House Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Alan Krueger talked about job creation and the economy at Politico’s Playbook Luncheon at the Mayflower Hotel. Topics…

    289 views
  • [alt text]

    Global Economy, Jobs, and Deficit

    Alan Kreuger spoke about the state of the economy and efforts by the Obama administration to meet the challenges of the 2008 economic recession. Among the issues he addressed were job…

    265 views
  • [alt text]

    White House Daily Briefing

    Jay Carney briefed reporters and answered questions. He was joined by Alan Krueger, who talked about the extension of the Social Security payroll tax cut. This is a portion of the…

    231 views
  • [alt text]

    Alan Krueger Remarks

    Alan Krueger spoke about the global economy. He said that if sequestration budget cuts continued past the end of fiscal year 2014, the economy in 2014 would be very similar to economic…

    225 views
  • [alt text]

    Alan Krueger Remarks

    Alan Krueger spoke about fiscal policy and deficit reduction. He emphasized the damage sequestration budget cuts would have on the U.S. economy, and that the longer they remained in…

    206 views
  • [alt text]

    U.S. Economy and Jobs

    Alan Krueger talked about jobs and the economy focusing on specific markets and industries affected by the recession. Among the sectors he addressed were housing, manufacturing, and…

    149 views
  • [alt text]

    White House Daily Briefing

    Alan Krueger began the White House daily briefing with remarks on a White House Council of Economic Advisers report he co-authored. The report was a study on the impact to consumers…

    141 views
  • [alt text]

    National Association for Business Economics Policy Conference

    Alan Krueger spoke to business executives about the state of teh economy and the pace of economic recovery. Among the issues he addressed were improving employment rates, the state of…

    115 views
  • [alt text]

    U.S. Economic Outlook

    Witnesses testified about the state of the U.S. economy and the economic outlook in the aftermath of terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Among the issues they…

    29 views