Jared Bernstein is an economist and senior fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. He was formerly chief economist to Vice President Joe Biden and a member of President Barack Obama’s economics team.
The man who famously admitted that economics is not his strong suit wants to fundamentally alter the government's role in the economy by deeply cutting non-defense spending, from discretionary programs to entitlements.Jared BernsteinMar 17, 2008
In last night's State of the Union, Bush danced around the very real economic concerns faced by Americans. Of course, this is nothing new.Jared BernsteinJan 29, 2008
Economist Bryan Caplan confuses reality with ideology, to unfortunate effect; economist Richard Freeman calls for open-source unions, which might just point the way to a revival of the labor movement.Jared BernsteinAug 10, 2007