List of Barack Obama Presidential Campaign Endorsements, 2008 - Campaign Endorsements - Academics - Economists


  • Jared Bernstein, Economic Policy Institute labor economist
  • J. Bradford DeLong, Professor at the University of California, Berkeley; macroeconomist
  • Ray Fair, Professor at Yale School of Management; macroeconomist
  • Jason Furman
  • Paul Krugman, professor and author, 2008 Nobel laureate
  • Daniel McFadden, 2000 Nobel laureate
  • Laurence H. Meyer, Federal Reserve Governor 1996–2002
  • Edmund Phelps, 2006 Nobel laureate
  • Amartya Sen, 1998 Nobel laureate
  • Robert Solow, 1987 Nobel laureate
  • Joseph E. Stiglitz, 2001 Nobel laureate

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