Professor Austan Goolsbee Fields Questions on Obama Approach
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.