Christina Romer

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Christina Romer
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25th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
January 28, 2009 – September 3, 2010
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byEdward Lazear
Succeeded byAustan Goolsbee
Personal details
Born
Christina Duckworth

(1958-12-25) December 25, 1958 (age 62)
Alton, Illinois, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)David Romer
EducationCollege of William & Mary (BA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MA, PhD)

Christina Duckworth Romer (née Duckworth; born December 25, 1958) is an American politician and economist. She was the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Obama administration.[1][2] She resigned from her role on the Council of Economic Advisers on September 3, 2010.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Bohan, Caren (November 24, 2008). "Obama taps Berkeley professor as senior economist". Reuters.
  2. "Obama to Tap Berkeley Prof to Chair Council of Economic Advisers". ABC News. November 24, 2008.
  3. Calmes, Jackie (5 August 2010). "Top Obama Adviser on Economics to Step Down". The New York Times.