If we could make the rest of the nation practice medicine the way that Green Bay does, we would have higher quality and significantly lower costsObama: Inaction on healthcare expensive Jun 11, 2009
This redundancy wastes resources and makes it harder to act on each of these worthy goalsFed agencies told to cut budgets 5 percent Jun 08, 2010
Not only to they embody the four key principles that the president has put forward for the budget, but they are 98 percent the same as the budget proposal the president sent up in FebruaryCongress's budget plans align with Obama's Mar 25, 2009
As Ronald Reagan once put it, there they go againOrszag: Obama inherited economic woes Mar 08, 2009
We are like a relief pitcher stepping into the ninth inning and we can't just redo the whole gameOrszag: Obama inherited economic woes Mar 08, 2009
Peter Richard Orszag (pronounced /ˈɔrzæɡ/; born December 16, 1968) is an American economist who is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations. He is also a contributing columnist for the New York Times Op-Ed page. Until July 30, he was the 37th Director of the Office of Management and Budget under President Barack Obama.
Orszag grew up in Lexington, Massachusetts. 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.