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|• Barack Obama|
|Press Release: Vice President-Elect Biden Announces Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor|
|December 5, 2008|
|WASHINGTON, DC -- Given the critical nature of the economic challenges facing America, Vice President-elect Joe Biden announced today the creation of a new position in the Office of the Vice President: Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor to the Vice President. The Vice President-elect has selected nationally-prominent economist Jared Bernstein for the post.
"Jared Bernstein is an acclaimed economist, and a proven, passionate advocate for raising the incomes of middle class families. His expertise and background in a wide range of domestic and international economic policies will be an invaluable asset to the Obama-Biden Administration," said Vice President-elect Joe Biden. "It's an honor to have him on my team and I look forward to his advice and counsel."
Jared Bernstein, Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor to the Vice President
|Citation: Barack Obama: "Press Release: Vice President-Elect Biden Announces Chief Economist and Economic Policy Advisor", December 5, 2008. Online by Gerhard Peters and John T. Woolley, The American Presidency Project. http://www.presidency.ucsb.edu/ws/?pid=85038.|
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