White House Backs Off CEA Prediction Of "Average" Job Growth
Publication Date: February 2004
Special Collection: John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation
Keywords: Unemployment rate; Job displacement; Job creation; Economic projections
This short analysis underscores several points concerning recent statements by White House press secretary Scott McClellan, Treasury Secretary John W. Snow, and Commerce Secretary Donald D. Evans, indicating the Administration is backing off the just-released jobs forecasts of its own Council of Economic Advisers.