Gene B. Sperling

Gene B. Sperling is senior fellow for Economic Studies and director of the Center for Universal Education at the Council on Foreign Relations. Sperling currently serves as US chair of the Global Campaign for Education, a coalition of nongovernmental organizations focused on universal basic education. Sperling is also a senior fellow of economic policy at the Center for American Progress, a contributing editor and columnist for Bloomberg News, a governor on the Philadelphia Stock Exchange Board, a former consultant and contributing writer to NBC’s The West Wing. From 1997 to 2001, Sperling served as National Economic Advisor to President Clinton and as Deputy National Economic Advisor previous to that. He was the third director of the National Economic Council. He is the author of The Pro-Growth Progressive: An Economic Strategy for Shared Prosperity.

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