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Alan Krueger, Democratic labor economist, dies at 58

1 month ago   |   By Politico

Alan Krueger, a prominent labor economist who was President Barack Obama's top economic adviser, died this past weekend. He was 58. Krueger, a Princeton economist, served as chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers under Obama and as the chief economic adviser at the Labor Department under President Bill Clinton. A leading scholar on minimum wage and unemployment, Krueger joined the Princeton faculty in 1987. "Alan will be deeply missed by his students and colleagues," Princeton said in a statement. The university did not specify the cause of death.
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Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, has died

Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, has died

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Ex-White House Economist Alan Krueger Dies; Saw Lessons For Economy In Rock Music

Ex-White House Economist Alan Krueger Dies; Saw Lessons For Economy In Rock Music

1 month ago   |   By NPR

Princeton economist Alan Krueger, who served in the Obama White House, has died. Krueger's research interests included the minimum wage, the opioid epidemic and rock 'n' roll. He was 58. (Image credit: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images)
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