Peter R. Orszag, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, discusses actions taken by the Obama administration in light of the financial crisis and prospects for recovery.
R. Glenn Hubbard
Glenn Hubbard is dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School. He is also a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. In addition to writing more than 100 scholarly articles in economics and finance, Hubbard is the author of two leading textbooks on economics and co-author of Seeds of Destruction; The Mutual Fund Industry; The Aid Trap; and Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise. From 2001 to 2003, he was chairman of the US Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush. He currently co-chairs the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation.
Peter Orszag is an American economist, currently serving as Vice Chairman of Global Banking at Citigroup. He also creates a bimonthly column for Bloomberg View, where he writes about topics such as bipartisanship, the American class divide, unemployment, and other economy-related issues. Orszag is currently an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He resides and works in New York City.
Peter Orszag, Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama, argues a public option would also benefit Americans with private insurance. He lists enhanced coverage security, expanded competition and lower premiums as the key benefits.