The Council of Economic Advisers and Policymaking
Keith Hennessey has an excellent discussion from 2010 of the organization of the economic policy team inside the White House.
I think I can instead add a little value by describing the different positions that make up the President’s economic team, and in particular by explaining the roles of the heads of the National Economic Council and the Council of Economic Advisers. The NEC is run by Dr. Larry Summers, while Dr. Romer is the outgoing CEA Chair.
:Roles of the President’s White House economic advisors,” KeithHennessey.com, August 8, 2010
- National Economic Council – FederalRegister.gov
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- National Economic Council – Wikipedia
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- President’s Budget (CongressionalGlossary.com)
- “Congressional Liaison Offices of Selected Federal Agencies,” CRS Report 98-446 (47-page PDF)
- “Presidential Appointments to Full-Time Positions in Independent and Other Agencies During the 114th Congress,” CRS Report R45028 (xx-page PDF)
- “U.S. Trade Policy Primer: Frequently Asked Questions,” CRS Report R45148 (62-page PDF)
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