Austan Goolsbee

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Austan Goolsbee
Austan Goolsbee official portrait 2.jpg
26th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
September 10, 2010 – August 5, 2011
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byChristina Romer
Succeeded byAlan Krueger
Personal details
Austan Dean Goolsbee

(1969-08-18) August 18, 1969 (age 52)
Waco, Texas, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationYale University (BA, MA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)

Austan Dean Goolsbee (born August 18, 1969) is an American economist.[1] Goolsbee was the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. He was a member of the cabinet of President Barack Obama and an acting fill-in anchor for WGN-TV in Chicago.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Austan Goolsbee Archived April 20, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. Weisman, Jonathan (September 2010), "Goolsbee to Chair Council of Economic Advisers", The Wall Street Journal