FORA.tv Speaker - Jason Furman

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Biography

Jason Furman is a senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. Furman was previously the chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA), where he served as President Obama’s chief economist and a member of the cabinet. Prior to this, Furman served as the principal deputy director of the National Economic Council and assistant to the president. Furman was economic policy director for the president’s campaign in 2008 and a member of the Presidential Transition Team. He worked at both the Council of Economic Advisers and National Economic Council during the Clinton administration and also at the World Bank. He was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution and the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities and also has served in visiting positions at various universities, including NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Policy.

7 Programs

The Universal Basic Income Is The Safety Net Of The Future

03.22.17 | 00:00:00 min | 0 comments

Fiscal Fight: How Sequestration Impacts the Economy

04.23.15 | 00:43:03 min | 0 comments

Conversation with Jason Furman

03.18.14 | 00:26:34 min | 0 comments

Launch of Washington Center for Equitable Growth: Panel 2

11.15.13 | 01:03:34 min | 0 comments

The New Republic's Noam Scheiber FORAcast: Jason Furman

08.26.08 | 00:14:00 min | 0 comments

Enhanced Investments in Education

03.29.07 | 01:27:39 min | 0 comments