Biden unveils economic team: US President-elect Joe Biden announced his senior economic team, including his plans to nominate the first woman to head the treasury department as well as several liberal economists and policy specialists who established their credentials during the previous two Democratic administrations.
In a statement, Biden said he would nominate Janet Yellen, the former Federal Reserve chair, to lead the treasury department, and former Clinton and Obama adviser Neera Tanden to serve as director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Biden unveils economic team
He also named Wally Adeyemo, a former Obama administration official and the first CEO of the former president’s nonprofit foundation, as his nominee for deputy treasury secretary.
He also unveiled his White House economic team, consisting of economists Cecilia Rouse, Jared Bernstein and Heather Boushey.
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