Jobs and the U.S. Economy
Official White House photo by by Pete Souza via Flickr
President Obama and others are pushing for tax breaks and initiatives to help small businesses, which are widely considered to be critical job generators. Diane and guests explore the struggle to address persistently high unemployment rates, wage inequality and fundamental shifts in the U.S. economy.
dean of the Graduate School of Business at Columbia University, former chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisers 2001-2003.
Author of "Seeds of Destruction: Why the Path to Economic Ruin Runs Through Washington, and How to Reclaim American Prosperity"
co-director of the Center for Economic and Policy Research and author of "Plunder & Blunder the Rise and Fall of the Bubble Economy" (PoliPointPress)
U.S. economics editor, "The Economist" and author of "The Little Book of Economics: How the Economy Works in the Real World"
Chief Economist and Economic Policy Adviser for Vice President Biden and Executive Director of the Vice President's Middle Class Task Force.