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date: 28 November 2021

Employment Act of 1946. 

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The Oxford Companion to United States History
Author(s):
Alan BrinkleyAlan Brinkley

This act created the Council of Economic Advisers as part of the White House staff, whose duty was to “formulate and recommend national economic policy” that would further the national goal of “maximum employment, production, and purchasing power.” It reflected the conviction of many liberal policymakers that the greatest economic danger facing the United States after the war was a return to mass ... ...

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