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CEA Chair Kevin Hassett

Trump’s own economic team has a study that undercuts his main arguments on tariffs

An internal report from the White House Council of Economic Advisers showed that President Donald Trump's tariffs will be damaging to the US economy according to a new report. Most economists and trade experts also estimate that the tariffs will hurt the economy.
Donald Trump and Barack Obama

Trump administration says it’s ‘concerned’ about opioid crisis that ‘exploded’ under Obamacare

President Donald Trump's Council of Economic Advisers noted in a post Wednesday that the opioid crisis and Obamacare implementation occurred that the same time.

The number of men behind bars in the US is mind-boggling

The US is an outlier when it comes to putting people behind bars, with the second-highest incarceration rate in the world.
President Donald Trump

LARRY SUMMERS: The new argument for Trump’s tax plan is ‘dishonest, incompetent and absurd’

Former Treasury Secretary Larry Summers is firing back at Trump's CEA chair Kevin Hassett over a key paper on the Trump tax plan.

The US has added more jobs than the other major advanced economies combined over the past 7 years

The US rebounded much faster than other major economies after the financial crisis.

Larry Kudlow is being considered to chair the Council of Economic Advisers

The council sits within the executive office and advises the president on economic policy.

WHITE HOUSE: Student debt is good for the economy

The Council of Economic Advisers said in a report on Tuesday that the growing mountain of student debt is, in fact, good overall for the US economy.

Obama’s top economic adviser doesn’t like the idea of giving people money not to work

Jason Furman, the Obama administration's top economic official, doesn't think the idea of universal basic income is that appealing.

The number of men behind bars in the US is mind-boggling

The US has the highest incarceration rate out of any OECD country at about 700 inmates per 100,000 residents, according to the World Prison Population List.

Juvenile incarceration is way more expensive than tuition at a private university

The annual cost of juvenile incarceration is much higher than other investments in youth.