Biden’s Economic Team Draws on Deep Experience With Focus on Jobs, Wages, Inequality – The Wall Street Journal

President-elect Joe Biden’s choices for his White House economic team include an array of advisers with crisis experience, policy chops and a deep focus on labor markets, including how to boost wages, maximize employment and combat discrimination.

The picks also suggest an emphasis on personal relationships with the boss: Several of Mr. Biden’s choices are former Obama administration officials or advisers from his 2020 campaign. That could help elevate the influence of White House economists, especially at the Council of Economic…