Four Berkeley grads join White House Council of Economic Advisers

Jay C. Shambaugh

Two UC Berkeley graduates are joining the White House Council of Economic Advisers as members, while two others have been named economists for the panel providing economic analysis and advice to the president. Three have degrees in economics, and one in business administration. Jay Shambaugh is joining the White House Council of Advisers. (Photo courtesy of George Washington University.) International economics

Jay Shambaugh has been appointed by President Barack Obama to the three-member council. He is expected to focus on Greece and China, among other topics.

He replaces Maurice Obstfeld, a UC Berkeley professor of economics who has been on […]