Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy

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The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy is the head of the Office of Economic Policy in the United States Department of the Treasury. The current Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy is Karen Dynan.

According to U.S. statute, there are ten Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury appointed by the President of the United States with the advice and consent of the United States Senate.[1] The Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy reports directly to the United States Secretary of the Treasury and the United States Deputy Secretary of the Treasury.[2]

List of Assistant Secretaries of the Treasury for Economic Policy[edit]

Name Assumed Office Left Office President Appointed By Secretary Served Under
Murray Weidenbaum June 23, 1969 August 13, 1971 Richard Nixon David M. Kennedy
Edgar Fiedler December 12, 1971 July 16, 1975 Gerald Ford John Connally, George P. Shultz, William E. Simon
Sidney L. Jones July 17, 1975 January 20, 1977 Gerald Ford
Daniel H. Brill May 16, 1977 September 30, 1979 Jimmy Carter
Curtis A. Hessler April 4, 1980 January 20, 1981 Jimmy Carter
Paul Craig Roberts 1981 1982 Ronald Reagan Donald Regan
Manuel H. Johnson December 10, 1982 February 7, 1986 Ronald Reagan
Michael R. Darby July 14, 1986 May 22, 1989 Ronald Reagan, George H. W. Bush
Sidney L. Jones[3] October 31, 1989 January 11, 1993 George H. W. Bush Donald Regan
Alicia Munnell May 20, 1993 December 22, 1995 Bill Clinton Lloyd Bentsen, Robert Rubin
David W. Wilcox November 6, 1997 January 19, 2001 Bill Clinton Robert Rubin
Richard Clarida February 7, 2002 May 16, 2003 George W. Bush Paul O'Neill
Mark J. Warshawsky March 18, 2004 July 28, 2006 George W. Bush
Phillip Swagel[4] December 11, 2006 January 9, 2009 George W. Bush Henry Paulson
Alan Krueger May 7, 2009 November 4, 2010 Barack Obama Timothy Geithner
Janice Eberly[5][6] October 21, 2011 April 26, 2013 Barack Obama Timothy Geithner, Jack Lew
Karen Dynan June 26, 2014 Barack Obama Jack Lew

References[edit]

  1. ^ 31 U.S.C. § 301(e)
  2. ^ About the Office of Economic Policy
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ [2]
  5. ^ "Professor Janice Eberly confirmed as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy". 21 October 2011. Retrieved 2 May 2013. 
  6. ^ "Treasury Department's Chief Economist Bids Farewell". Yahoo! News. Retrieved 2 May 2013.