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- David Malpass Chief economist at Bear Stearns, New York City
- Neil Irwin National Economy and Federal Reserve reporter for the Washington Post
- Douglas Holtz-Eakin chief economist, director, Congressional Budget Office from 2003 to 2006, and senior domestic policy adviser to the McCain Campaign and a member of the Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission.
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