Paul Krugman and Brad DeLong aren’t on the board (and why not?), but another blog author I follow is … Robert Reich!
Thanks Professor Reich!
This is the kind of list that should reassure a lot of people that America made the right choice when we voted for President Obama. Emphases mine, note the names and connections..
WARREN E. BUFFETT Billionaire investor and chairman of Berkshire Hathaway; expected to take part by telephone.
ROEL C. CAMPOS Washington lawyer; former member of the Securities and Exchange Commission; former broadcasting executive.
WILLIAM H. DONALDSON Former chairman of the S.E.C.; long career in investment banking, higher education and government.
ROGER W. FERGUSON Jr. Chief executive of TIAA-CREF, the private financial services company; former vice chairman of the Federal Reserve.
JENNIFER M. GRANHOLM Governor of Michigan.
ANNE M. MULCAHY Chairwoman and chief executive of Xerox.
RICHARD D. PARSONS Chairman of Time Warner; former banker.
PENNY S. PRITZKER Senior executive, Hyatt; national finance chairwoman for the Obama campaign.
ROBERT B. REICH Author, academic, former Labor Secretary.
ROBERT E. RUBIN Chairman of Citigroup; former Treasury Secretary.
ERIC E. SCHMIDT Chairman and chief executive, Google.
LAWRENCE H. SUMMERS Economist, academic; former Treasury Secretary.
LAURA D’ANDREA TYSON Academic; former chairwoman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and the National Economic Council.
ANTONIO R. VILLARAIGOSA Mayor of Los Angeles.
PAUL A. VOLCKER Former chairman of the Federal Reserve.
Pretty damned good.