Peter A Diamond

Simone Baribeau

You’ve got to hand it to President Barack Obama’s expected Fed picks – they have some strong consumer credentials.

Peter A Diamond co-wrote a book with Peter Orszag, now OMB director, on saving social security. The book, first published in 2004, suggests only minor reforms, and makes clear that social security needs saving as much from its reformers as from the deficit expected in 2042. Read more