Economists are debating whether worries about the fiscal cliff impacted hiring as businesses added a tepid 155,000 jobs in December, with Thomas Stemberg, former CEO of Staples, and Laura Tyson, former Council of Economic Advisers chairman.
Austan Goolsbee, former Council of Economic Advisers chairman, discusses key elements of the Dodd-Frank Act and weighs in on Weill's call yesterday on CNBC's "Squawk Box" to break up the big banks and whether regulators are too close to Wall Street.
Alan Krueger, Council of Economic Advisers chairman, discusses June's weak jobs data, explaining "not every month is going to be as strong as the previous months, but we are on a path now of 28 months of private sector jobs growth."
Alan Krueger, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers, speaks during a media briefing at the White House in Washington November 26, 2012. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque