Ron Suskind's View of Who Is Advising Obama on Economic Policy
Notes Toward an Understanding of Obama's Economic Policymaking

Obama Confronts the Likelihood of a Jobless Recovery

From Ron Suskind's Confidence Men: the summer 2009 "jobless recovery" briefing:

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Two comments:

  • This briefing seems to come remarkably late: I know I was worrying about the possibility of a jobless recovery from March 2008 on.

  • There is no sign in Suskind's book of any reaction--of any contingency planning for what if Zandi was wrong: "I hope that Zandi is right" is not a plan.