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No healthcare reform said 'greatest risk'

No healthcare reform said 'greatest risk'

WASHINGTON, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- Healthcare reform measures in Congress would rein in costs, reduce the deficit and improve care, the director of the U.S. Office of Management and Budget says.

Officials hope new program thaws markets

WASHINGTON, Nov. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. Treasury and Federal Reserve officials say they hope a broad, new lending program for consumers and businesses will help thaw frozen loan markets.

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Miller endows Brookings chair

WASHINGTON, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Arjay Miller, former president of the Ford Motor Company and dean emeritus of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University, and his wife Frances Feari
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Office of Management and Budget Director Peter R. Orszag testifies before the House Budget Committee regarding U.S. President Barack Obama's fiscal year 2010 budget on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 3, 2009. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)
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Peter Richard Orszag (born December 16, 1968) is an American economist who is currently the 37th Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama. He was Director of the Congressional Budget Office when nominated.

Orszag was born to parents Steven A. Orszag and Reba Karp in Boston, Massachussetts and grew up in nearby Lexington. After graduating from Phillips Exeter Academy with high honors (1987), he earned an A.B. summa cum laude in economics from Princeton University in 1991, and a M.Sc. (1992) and a Ph.D. (1997) in economics from the London School of Economics. He was a Marshall Scholar 1991–1992, and is a member of Phi Beta Kappa. He is also a member of the Institute of Medicine of the National Academies of Science.

Economists Alan Blinder (who taught him at Princeton) and Joseph Stiglitz were his mentors early in life, and later Robert Rubin.

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