Professor Austan Goolsbee Fields Questions on Obama Approach

Published on June 29, 2009

As Staff director and Chief Economist of President Barack Obama’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board, Austan Goolsbee, Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, made headlines recently as he explained the president’s policies to the Chicago Tribune, sparred with TV host Stephen Colbert on The Colbert Report, and agreed questions on the Freakonomics blog at the behest of Steven Levitt, William B. Ogden Distinguished Service Professor of Economics at the College.