The President and members of his economic team met today with leading economists to hear their views on the economic outlook. The economists briefing the President underscored the strength of the job market and how the strong labor market recovery has helped American workers and families. They discussed the substantial progress made in lowering inflation while maintaining a strong and resilient economy. In addition, they discussed the importance of public and private investment—including the President’s Investing in American agenda—in boosting the economy’s potential for the long run. The President explained how he sees Bidenomics growing the economy from the middle out and the bottom up.
Participants in the meeting:
- Janice Eberly, James R. and Helen D. Russell Professor of Finance at Northwestern University
- Jan Hatzius, Chief Economist at Goldman Sachs
- Dana Peterson, Chief Economist at the Conference Board
- Heidi Shierholz, President of the Economic Policy Institute
- Jeff Zients, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff
- Shalanda Young, Director of the Office of Management and Budget
- Jared Bernstein, Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
- Lael Brainard, Assistant to the President and Director of the National Economic Council
- Mike Donilon, Assistant to the President and Senior Advisor to the President
- Daniel Hornung, Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy
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