Council of Economic Advisers


Council of Economic Advisers

Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20502

Phone, 202-395-5084. Internet,

Chairman N. Gregory Mankiw

Members Randall S. Kroszner,


Chief of Staff Phillip L. Swagel


The Council of Economic Advisers primarily performs an analysis and appraisal of the national economy for the purpose of providing policy recommendations to the President.

The Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) was established in the Executive Office of the President by the Employment Act of 1946 (15 U.S.C. 1023). It now functions under that statute and Reorganization Plan No. 9 of

1953 (5 U.S.C. app.), effective August 1, 1953.

The Council consists of three members appointed by the President with the advice and consent of the Senate. One

of the members is designated by the President as Chairman.

The Council analyzes the national economy and its various segments; advises the President on economic developments; appraises the economic programs and...

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