Politics & Policy

Romney’s Economic Team

Mitt Romney announced his economic team this morning. Names and bios, as provided by the Romney campaign:

R. Glenn Hubbard Served As The Chairman Of President Bush’s Council Of Economic Advisers From 2001 To 2003. Hubbard has also served at the Treasury Department and was an economic adviser to Mitt Romney’s 2008 campaign. Currently, Hubbard is Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School.


 N. Gregory Mankiw Served As The Chairman Of President Bush’s Council Of Economic Advisers From 2003 To 2005. Mankiw served as an economic adviser to Mitt Romney’s 2008 campaign. Currently, Mankiw is Robert M. Beren Professor of Economics at Harvard University.

Senator Jim Talent Is A Former U.S. Senator Who Was Elected In 2002 And Served Until 2007. Before being elected to the U.S. Senate, Senator Talent was a member of the U.S. House Of Representatives for eight years. While a member of the U.S. House, Talent chaired the Small Business Committee.  Senator Talent has served as a senior adviser to Mitt Romney and is a fellow at the Heritage Foundation.

 Congressman Vin Weber Was A Member Of The U.S. House Of Representatives From 1981 To 1993. Weber most recently served as a Co-Chairman of Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty’s presidential campaign. In 2004, Weber served as Plains States Regional Chairman for George Bush’s campaign and in 2008 was a Policy Chairman for Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign. Currently, Weber is a Managing Partner of Clark & Weinstock.



Katrina Trinko — Katrina Trinko is a political reporter for National Review. Trinko is also a member of USA TODAY’S Board of Contributors, and her work has been published in various media outlets ...

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