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- Jared Bernstein Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.
- Knight Kiplinger editor and chief of the "Kiplinger Letter" and "Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine"
- Phillip Swagel a professor at the Georgetown University McDonough School of Business and former Assistant Treasury Secretary for Economic Policy (December 2006 - January 2009).
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