Jason Furman

From Simple English Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Jason Furman
Jason Furman official portrait.jpg
28th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
August 2, 2013 – January 20, 2017
PresidentBarack Obama
Preceded byAlan Krueger
Succeeded byKevin Hassett
Personal details
Born (1970-08-18) August 18, 1970 (age 50)
New York City, New York, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Eve Gerber
RelationsJesse M. Furman (brother)
Children3
EducationHarvard University (AB, AM, PhD)
London School of Economics (MSc)

Jason Furman (born August 18, 1970) is an American economist. He is a professor at Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government[1] and a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics.[2]

On June 10, 2013, Furman was named by President Barack Obama as chair of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA).[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Jason Furman Named Professor of Practice at Harvard Kennedy School". Harvard Gazette. 2017-04-14. Retrieved 2018-12-18.
  2. "Jason Furman Joins Peterson Institute for International Economics". 23 January 2017.
  3. The White House. "Remarks by the President Nominating Jason Furman as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers." June 10, 2013.