Austan Gooslbee is the former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors under President Obama. He is currently the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. His earlier email interview with the Observer can be found here.
Neera Tanden is the President of the Center for American Progress. Before working at the Center, she was the policy director for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and the domestic policy director for President Obama’s 2008 campaign.
Late in his speech, Professor Austan Goolsbee admitted that economists, as a profession, have historically lacked either “great emotions or people skills”. Yet coming from Goolsbee, the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at U Chicago’s Booth School of Business, this assertion seemed a little disingenuous: his discussion of inequality and the market stood out for both
Douglas Holtz-Eakin is a former director of the Congressional Budget Office and served as chief economic adviser to John McCain during his 2008 presidential campaign.
Austan Goolsbee is the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at The University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.
Starting fresh in 2013, every Monday TKO will feature a blog about campus issues. Today marks the beginning of a new (and my last) semester at Kenyon. People are back from winter break, or from semesters spent off campus ready to enter again into the daily grind. After every break, I find comfort in returning