Jason Furman

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Name: Jason Furman
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Boy Meets Girl ... Later

The White House wants to help you move out of your parents' basement. That was the message from Jason Furman, the chairman of the White House's Council of Economic Advisers, at the Zillow Housing Forum in Washington yesterday. ... [Published Builder Online - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Friday Roundup: Human Development Report, LinkedIn Economic Confidence Outlook, Inequality, and Jason Furman

The 2014 edition of the Human Development Report was released yesterday. The latest report focuses on promoting people’s choices and protecting human development achievements.LinkedIn’s Economic Confidence Outlook predicts scattered optimism for the future ... [Published World Bank - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 4 reports

Zillow : Housing Experts: Don’t Paint All Millennials With the Same Broad Brush

Experts at Zillow's fifth housing forum in Washington, D.C., warned against discounting the diversity of the millennial generation, shed light on issues that could impact future housing mobility and argued over the merits of urbanizing the suburbs.The forum, ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

How Progressive is Obama's Tax Policy?

Has President Obama’s tax policy reduced income inequality? It depends on what you are comparing it to. White House Council of Economic Advisors chief Jason Furman claims that President Obama’s tax policies have sharply reduced inequality. Today’s Washington ... [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 2 reports

Taxing Our Way To Equality

Zachary Goldfarb presents the findings of a Tax Policy Center analysis showing that by one measure, income inequality has declined appreciably in the Obama era:Today, the average after-tax income of a member of the top 1 percent of earners is $1.12 million. ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Labor participation rate drops

Fewer Americans are working or actively looking for work now than at any other point in the past 36 years, according to a recent report from the White House Council of Economic Advisors.The council attributes the situation to lingering effects of the ... [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Hey Look, Obama Has Reduced Income Inequality (Sort Of)

Now don't be too satisfied.Photo by Brendan Smialowski/Since 2009, 95 percent of all income gains have gone to the top 1 percent of U.S. earners. And yet over at the Washington Post today, Zachary Goldfarb argues that President Obama has actually managed ... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. job market recovers 83% from peak of financial crisis

A worker repairs facilities at Time Square in New York, the United States, on July 23, 2014. The U.S. job market has recovered 83 percent from the peak of the financial crisis, said Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers on Monday ... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

ZILLOW : Forum

TIME: 8:30 a.m.EVENT: Zillow holds a forum on "The Big Picture: A Longer Term Perspective on Housing."AGENDA: Highlights:-- 9 a.m. : Spencer Rascoff , CEO of Zillow , delivers opening remarks-- 9:05 a.m. : Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Jason Furman ... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

Jason Furman speaks on inclusive growth in the US

Jason Furman, appointed by President Barack Obama as the Chairman of the Council of Economic Affairs, spoke yesterday at the World Bank about inclusive growth in the US. Furman said that average income for the bottom 90% grew strongly across all OECD ... [Published World Bank - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 2 reports

Zillow to Host Housing Forum in Washington, D.C.; Featured Speakers Include Jason Furman and Rep. Ed Perlmutter

SOURCE Zillow, Inc."The Big Picture: A Longer Term Perspective on Housing" Scheduled for Jul. 24 at the Knight Conference Center at the NewseumSEATTLEAbout Zillow:Zillow, Inc. (NASDAQ: Z) operates the largest home-related marketplaces on mobile and the ... [Published WXIX - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Current Economic Conditions

This article was originally published on 7/6/2014 by James Hamilton here .I am a little slow responding to the stunning revision to the first-quarter GDP estimates that came out two weeks ago, but here are my thoughts about the new estimates.The Bureau ... [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 22 2014]

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...millennials as temporary - schooling, rather than debt, is delaying household formation and homeownership to later in the life cycle," Furman said. "eventually, these young adults will leave their parents' nests, rent homes, get married, buy homes and have children."
"the recovery is well underway, but not at allall the way there yet" said Furman

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Boy Meets Girl ... Later [Published Builder Online - 23 hours ago]
Friday Roundup: Human Development Report, Linke... [Published World Bank - Jul 26 2014]
Zillow : Housing Experts: Don’t Paint All Mille... [Published 4 Traders - Jul 25 2014]
Housing Experts: Don’t Paint All Millennials Wi... [Published Noodls - Jul 25 2014]
How Progressive is Obama's Tax Policy? [Published DailyMe.Com - Jul 25 2014]
Taxing Our Way To Equality [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 25 2014]
Taxing Our Way To Equality [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 25 2014]
Labor participation rate drops [Published Bend Bulletin - Jul 25 2014]
'Nuanced View' Needed to Understand Millennial ... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 24 2014]
Do ‘Boring’ Explanations Explain Weak Millennia... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 24 2014]
3 ideas from Paul Ryan’s poverty plan that libe... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 24 2014]
U.S. job market recovers 83% from peak of finan... [Published Xinhua News Agency - Jul 24 2014]
Hey Look, Obama Has Reduced Income Inequality (... [Published Slate Magazine - Jul 23 2014]
Study: Healthcare Spending Slowdown to Reverse ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jul 23 2014]
ZILLOW : Forum [Published 4 Traders - Jul 23 2014]
WalMart Pays High Wages, Not Low Wages [Published Forbes.com - Jul 23 2014]
Don’t think Obama has reduced inequality? These... [Published Washington Post - Jul 23 2014]
Jason Furman speaks on inclusive growth in the US [Published World Bank - Jul 23 2014]
Current Economic Conditions [Published Seeking Alpha - Jul 22 2014]
Zillow to Host Housing Forum in Washington, D.C... [Published WXIX - Jul 22 2014]
Zillow to Host Housing Forum in Washington, D.C... [Published TickerTech.com - Jul 22 2014]
Zillow to Host Housing Forum in Washington, D.C... [Published Financial Services - Jul 22 2014]
She's boss of a $44m tech firm and advises the ... [Published LondonlovesBusiness.com - Jul 22 2014]
Furman: U.S. job market recovers 83 pct from fi... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 21 2014]
Ed Miliband meets Barack Obama [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 21 2014]
Shrinking US labour force hurting economy: govt... [Published Business Times Singapore - Jul 17 2014]
Latest Wrinkle In The Jobs Debate: Blame The Bo... [Published NPR - Jul 17 2014]
Baby Boomers Are a Big Part of Labor Participat... [Published US News & World Report - Jul 17 2014]
The Labor Force Won’t Fix Itself [Published FiveThirtyEight - Jul 17 2014]
Opportunities and Challenges in the U.S. Labor ... [Published Brookings Institution - Jul 17 2014]
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Taxing Our Way To Equality [Published The Daily Dish | By Andrew Sullivan - Jul 25 2014]
Zachary Goldfarb presents the findings of a Tax Policy Center analysis showing that by one measure, income inequality has declined appreciably in the Obama era: Today, the average after-tax income of a member of the top 1 percent of earners is ...
Do ‘Boring’ Explanations Explain Weak Millennia... [Published WSJ.com: Real Time Economics - Jul 24 2014]
It’s tempting to make sweeping statements that millennials don’t want to own anything and would rather rent it all—from cars on Uber to movies on Netflix to apartments on Craigslist . But Jason Furman , chairman of the White House Council ...
3 ideas from Paul Ryan’s poverty plan that libe... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 24 2014]
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wisc.) (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Liberals are used to hating Rep. Paul Ryan. And it's not hard to see why. He's an Ayn Rand fanboy who's authored budget after budget that purportedly balances itself by cutting taxes for ...
Wonkbook: Assessing the fallout from the Hobby ... [Published Ezra Klein - Jul 07 2014]
Welcome to Wonkbook, Wonkblog’s morning policy news primer by Puneet Kollipara ( @pkollipara ). To subscribe by e-mail, click  here . Send comments, criticism or ideas to Wonkbook at Washpost dot com. To read more by the Wonkblog team, click  here . Follow ...
The Big Picture: This Month's Jobs Numbers [Published White House.gov Blog Feed - Jul 06 2014]
You might be seeing a lot of news about the economy creating more jobs. That's because at the beginning of every month, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics releases a report on our country's general employment situation for the previous month -- and ...
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OECD Forum 2014: U.S. ready for Russia sanction... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 05 2014]
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Top White House economist: 6.3% unemployment st... [Published Reuters Video: Top News - May 02 2014]
Top White House economist: 6.3% unemployment st... [Published Reuters Video: Business - May 02 2014]
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