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Tuesday
Dec162014

Biden Hires Brookings Scholar Harris as Chief Economic Adviser

Vice President Joe Biden has tapped Benjamin H. Harris [QMSS Alum] to serve as his chief economic adviser, according to his office.

Mr. Harris joins the administration as Mr. Biden’s chief economist from the Brookings Institution, where he was a fellow in economic studies, the policy director of the think tank’s Hamilton Project, as well as deputy director of the retirement security project. He is seen as an expert on tax, budget, and retirement security issues.

Mr. Harris has also taught as an adjunct professor at Georgetown University and the University of Maryland.

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