Aaron Edlin Applauds Obama’s Selection of Christina Romer

San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 25, 2008 by Tom Abate

“Christy Romer and Ben Bernanke are two of the world’s greatest experts on the Great Depression,” he said. Edlin, who spent two years on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Clinton administration, said Romer is an ideal pick to head this White House office charged with giving the president an unvarnished picture of the economy. “The CEA is traditionally the honest broker,” Edlin said.