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Political Economy Archive: President's Council of Economic Advisors

Obama, Lee outlined U.S.-Korea trade deal in Seoul, official says

The outlines of the Korea-U.S. trade deal announced last week were brokered in a head-to-head meeting between President Obama and South Korean leader Lee Myung-bak in Seoul early last month when the two leaders agreed to accommodate the domestic political problems they each were facing over the agreement, according to a senior administration official.

By Howard Schneider  | December 6, 2010; 5:31 PM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (3)
Categories:  International Economics, President's Council of Economic Advisors, Trade, U.S. Economy, White House  
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Austan Goolsbee: Triathlete, improv comedian, economist

Austan Goolsbee, who will be appointed to succeed Christina Romer as chair of the President Obama's Council of Economic Advisors, isn't your stereotypical, button-down economist.

By Ariana Eunjung Cha  | September 10, 2010; 9:33 AM ET  |  Permalink  |  Comments (37)
Categories:  President's Council of Economic Advisors  
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