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  • State and Local Policymaking Economics Professors and Business Council Leaders
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    State and Local Policymaking, Economics Professors and Business Council Leaders

    The Brookings Institution hosted a forum on evidence-based policymaking at the state and local level. This portion of the event included a panel discussion with economics professors and…

    163 views
  • After Words with Dambisa Moyo
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    After Words with Dambisa Moyo

    Economist Dambisa Moyo discussed why democracies around the world were failing to produce economic growth. She was interviewed by Jason Furman, former chair of the Council of Economic…

    1,785 views
  • House Democrats Hold Meeting on GOP Tax Reform Bill
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    House Democratic Meeting on Tax Reform

    Democratic members of the House Ways and Means Committee held a meeting on the Republican tax reform legislation that was being negotiated by House and Senate conferees. House Minority…

    765 views
  • NGA Discusses Civic Engagement Infrastructure and States Power
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    National Governors Association Winter Meeting, Trending Topics Panel

    Jason Furman, the former economic adviser to President Obama, and Governor Doug Ducey (R-AZ) were among the speakers making remarks on the “hot topics” panel discussion at the 2017 National…

    374 views
  • Jason Furman and Jennifer Friedman Brief Reporters on Council of Economic Advisers Report
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Jason Furman, chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, and Deputy Spokesperson Jennifer Friedman briefed reporters on the 2017 Economic Report of the President released that day. Press…

    963 views
  • Discussion Focuses on Health Care Costs and the Economy
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    Health Care Policy and the Economy

    Panelists examined between health care policies and measures of economic prosperity such as wages, labor force participation and national economic growth. Speakers included Jason Furman, chair of the White House…

    485 views
  • Center for American Progress Hosts Discussion on Unemployment Benefits
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    Unemployment Benefits

    The Center for American Progress, the Georgetown Center on Poverty and Inequality, and the National Employment Law Project hosted a forum on unemployment insurance and its impact on the…

    436 views
  • emChristian Science Monitorem Breakfast with Jason Furman
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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Jason Furman

    Jason Furman spoke with reporters at a Christian Science Monitor breakfast. Among his comments he defended the Obama administration’s decision to weigh in on the Federal Communications Commission…

    139 views
  • White House Discussion on the US Criminal Justice System
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    Economic Consequences of the Criminal Justice System

    Obama administration officials, journalists, business leaders, and economists discussed the economic consequences of the criminal justice system. A panel analyzed data from a report by the…

    886 views
  • Jason Furman Testimony on Economic Growth
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    Economic Policy

    Jason Furman testified at a hearing on the findings of the annual White House Council of Economic Advisers report, and the Obama administration’s policies for economic growth. Other topics…

    521 views
  • White House Briefing on Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal
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    Fiscal Year 2017 Budget Proposal

    House Budget Director Shaun Donovan and other senior administration officials briefed reporters and answered questions about the fiscal year 2017 budget proposal.

    580 views
  • Discussion on Demographics and Housing Finance
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    Jason Furman on Housing Finance

    Following introductory remarks, Jason Furman talked about the economic indicators and other statistics the Obama administration used to track the overall health of the U.S. economy. He also spoke about…

    325 views
  • Washington Ideas Forum Economic Policy
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    Washington Ideas Forum, Economic Policy

    Current and former White House advisers Valerie Jarrett, Jason Furman, Douglas Holtz- Eakin, and others spoke at the seventh annual Washington Ideas Forum.

    71 views
  • White House Economist Jason Furman on the Economy
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    Jason Furman on the Economy

    Jason Furman talked about the national unemployment rate and the best strategies for interpreting economic data.

    308 views
  • emWall Street Journalem CFO Network Jason Furman
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    Wall Street Journal CFO Network, Jason Furman

    Jason Furman was interviewed at a Wall Street Journal CFO Network day-long forum. He spoke about the U.S. economy and prospects for economic growth.

    135 views
  • emChristian Science Monitorem Breakfast with White House Economic Adviser Jason Furman
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    Christian Science Monitor Breakfast with Jason Furman

    White House Council of Economic Advisers Chair Jason Furman spoke with reporters and took their questions at a “Monitor Breakfast” held by the Christian Science Monitor. He outlined what was in…

    226 views
  • White House Budget Director Shaun Donovan on the Fiscal Year 2016 Budget
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    Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request

    House Budget Director Shaun Donovan and other senior administration officials briefed reporters and answered questions about the fiscal year 2016 budget proposal.

    500 views
  • White House Briefing
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    White House Daily Briefing

    Josh Earnest briefed reporters and responded to questions on a variety of issues. Jason Furman, the chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, began the briefing. He talked…

    975 views
  • Discussion on Fiscal Conditions of Local Governments
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    Fiscal Condition in U.S. Cities

    The National League of Cities released its annual report on the fiscal conditions of U.S. cities and towns. The mayor of Saint Paul, Minnesota, Houston City Controller Ronald Green, and…

    383 views
  • Discussion on What Americans Want From Social Security
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    Social Security

    Panelists talked about the results of a National Academy of Social Insurance survey on Americans' views on Society Security. Jason Furman, chair of the White House Council of Economic…

    322 views
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