Extra credit report - ERP-2011

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Unformatted text preview: For sale by the Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Oce Internet: bookstore.gpo.gov Phone: toll free (866) 512-1800; DC area (202) 512-1800 Fax: (202) 512-2104 Mail: Stop IDCC, Washington, DC 20402-0001 ISBN 978-0-16-087664-6 transmitted to the congress february 2011 together with the annual report of the council of economic advisers united states government printing office washington : 2011 e c on o m i c re p ort of t h e pre si de n t iii C O N T E N T S ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE PRESIDENT . ......................................... 1 ANNUAL REPORT OF THE COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS* 9 CHAPTER 1. FROM CRISIS TO RECOVERY AND GROWTH . .... 19 CHAPTER 2. THE YEAR IN REVIEW AND THE YEARS AHEAD . .............................................................................. 29 CHAPTER 3 THE FOUNDATIONS OF GROWTH . ........................ 53 CHAPTER 4. THE WORLD ECONOMY . ............................................ 81 CHAPTER 5. HEALTH CARE REFORM . ............................................. 111 CHAPTER 6. TRANSITIONING TO A CLEAN ENERGY FUTURE . ............................................................................ 125 CHAPTER 7. SUPPORTING AMERICA S SMALL BUSINESSES . ..................................................................... 143 REFERENCES ............................................................................................... 157 APPENDIX A. REPORT TO THE PRESIDENT ON THE ACTIVITIES OF THE COUNCIL OF ECONOMIC ADVISERS DURING 2010 . .................... 165 APPENDIX B. STATISTICAL TABLES RELATING TO INCOME, EMPLOYMENT, AND PRODUCTION . ...................... 179 ____________ *For a detailed table of contents of the Councils Report, see page 13. Page economic report of the president Economic Report of the President | 3 economic report of the president To the Congress of the United States: As we begin a new year, the country is still emerging from the worst recession in generations. Across the nation, millions lost their jobs, their businesses, and their sense of security about the future. Many have had to put off their plans for a better life: going to college, buying a new home, or retiring after a long career. At the same time, weve seen encouraging signs that the recovery is beginning to take hold. An economy that had been shrinking for a year is now growing again. After two years of job losses, our economy added more than one million private sector jobs in 2010. Yet, as we all are too well aware, the recovery is not happening fast enough. Millions of Americans our neighbors, friends, family membersare still looking for jobs. This means that the most immediate task must be to get our fellow Americans back to work by accelerating economic growth and job creation by the private sector....
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