Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) (Federal Agency Profiles)
PARENT ORGANIZATION: Executive Office of the President
ADDRESS: Old Executive Office Washington, DC 20502
PHONE: (202) 395-5084
FAX: (202) 395-6958
CEA.html CHAIRMAN: Janet M. Yellen
CHIEF OF STAFF: Michelle M. Jolin
WHAT IS ITS MISSION?
The mission of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) is to analyze and appraise the national economy and to provide policy recommendations to the president that will encourage economic growth and stability. To carry out certain parts of its mission, the council assists in the preparation of the president's economic reports to the Congress. In all its activities, the CEA is intended to be a nonpartisan agency that is concerned only with reporting facts and trends.
HOW IS IT STRUCTURED?
The CEA is an agency within the organizational structure of the Executive Office of the President. It has remained one of the smallest federal agencies for more than 50 years. The council itself consists of a chairman and two members, each of whom is appointed by the president with the advice and consent...
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