Austan Goolsbee's file


Democrat from Illinois

Austan Goolsbee is the chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. He also serves as chief economist of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Goolsbee is the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business. He was an economic adviser to Obama’s 2008 Presidential campaign.

Austan Goolsbee's website

Recent stories featuring Austan Goolsbee

On his way out, Goolsbee faces the Truth-O-Meter

Austan Goolsbee, the soon-to-be-former top economic adviser to President Barack Obama, went on "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" to defend the administration's economic record. How accurate was he?

Fact-checking Austan Goolsbee

The new head of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers answers questions on "This Week with Christiane Amanpour" -- and makes his debut with the Truth-O-Meter.