Cecilia Rouse

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Cecilia Rouse
Cecilia Rouse - White House Portrait.jpg
30th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
Assumed office
March 3, 2021
PresidentJoe Biden
Preceded byKevin Hassett
Dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
In office
September 1, 2012 – January 4, 2021
Preceded byAnne Case (acting)
Succeeded byMark Watson (acting)
Member of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
2009–2011
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byDonald B. Marron Jr.
Succeeded byKatharine Abraham
Personal details
Born
Cecilia Elena Rouse

(1963-12-18) December 18, 1963 (age 57)
Walnut Creek, California, U.S.
Spouse(s)Ford Morrison
Children2
EducationHarvard University (BA, MA, PhD)
Academic career
InstitutionPrinceton University
FieldEconomics
Doctoral
advisor
Lawrence F. Katz
Claudia Goldin[1]

Cecilia Elena Rouse (born December 18, 1963) is an American economist. She is the 30th and current Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers since 2021 under the Joe Biden administration. In 2012, she became dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

She was a member of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers from 2009 to 2011.

In November 2020, President-elect Joe Biden announced his plans to nominate Rouse as the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers.[2] The Senate confirmed her nomination by a vote of 95–4 on March 2.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Amy Guan (May 25, 2011). "Cecilia Rouse: Economist". The Harvard Crimson.
  2. Thomas, Ken (2020-11-29). "WSJ News Exclusive | Biden to Name Rouse, Tanden to Economic Team". Wall Street Journal. ISSN 0099-9660. Retrieved 2020-11-29.
  3. "Senate confirms Cecilia Rouse to be Biden's top economist". CNN. March 3, 2021.