Monday, February 9, 2009

Cal Prof Tapped to Help Run Economy

By Chris Thompson
Mon, Feb 9, 2009 at 9:15 AM

Haas professor and widely recognized economics whiz Laura D'Andrea Tyson has been picked by Barack Obama to sit on the 15-member Economic Recovery Advisory Board, the Daily Cal reports. Former Federal Reserve chief Paul Volcker will chair the board, which will meet with Obama and offer a variety of recommendations on how to get the country out of this mess. Previously, Tyson was Bill Clinton's national economic advisor from 1993-95.

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