Former chief medical officer Harry Burns - a member of the Scottish Government's council of economic advisers
- said the payments would boost educational achievement, cut unemployment and reduce crime.
economic activity, overall, the unemployment rate remains at its lowest level since early 2008, noted Jason Furman, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
, in a statement released by the White House.
Five new members will join her Council of Economic Advisers
Ms Sturgeon has announced she is strengthening the Scottish Government's Council of Economic Advisers
(CEA) to help make the country more competitive.
Washington, Sha'ban 1, 1434, Jun 10, 2013, SPA -- US President Barack Obama named long-time economic advisor Jason Furman to serve as chairman of his Council of Economic Advisers
on Monday, news agencies reported.
Feldstein, President Emeritus of NBER Professor of Economics, Harvard University, was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
and President Reagan's chief economic adviser.
In addition to his academic career, he was a distinguished public servant, having served as a member of the Council of Economic Advisers
in the late 1950s and chaired the Council between 1969 and 1971.
economic recovery, President Obama named a new chairman for his Council of Economic Advisers
Thompson also has served as director of rural development at the World Bank, president and CEO of the Winrock International Institute for Agricultural Development, dean of agriculture and professor of agricultural economics at Purdue University, USDA assistant secretary for economics and senior staff economist for food and agriculture at the Council of Economic Advisers
Obama will also nominate Katharine Abraham as a member of the Council of Economic Advisers
, and Heather Higginbottom as deputy director of the White House's Office of Management and Budget, added the White House statement.
Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, has been appointed chairman of President ObamaEoACAOs Council of Economic Advisers
During the administration of President Bill Clinton, he was a senior economist for the Council of Economic Advisers
, later moving to the United States Treasury Department as a senior adviser to Timothy Geithner, who is now Treasury Secretary.