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Alan Krueger, noted economist who served Obama, has died

Chairman of then-President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers Alan Krueger speaks during a press briefing at the White House in Washington on Nov. 26, 2012. (Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images) 1285408 1285408

Alan Krueger, a groundbreaking Princeton University economist who served as a top adviser in two Democratic administrations and was an authority on the labor market, has died, according to a statement from the university Monday. The economist took his own life during the weekend, according to a separate statement from Krueger's family that the university...

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