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Alan Krueger
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27th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
November 7, 2011 – August 2, 2013
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Austan Goolsbee
Succeeded by Jason Furman
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy
In office
May 7, 2009 – October 16, 2010
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Phillip Swagel
Succeeded by Janice Eberly
Personal details
Alan Bennett Krueger

(1960-09-17)September 17, 1960
Livingston, New Jersey, U.S.
Died March 16, 2019(2019-03-16) (aged 58)
Princeton, New Jersey, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Lisa Simon
Children 2
Education Cornell University (BS)
Harvard University (MA, PhD)
Academic career
Field Labor economics
Public finance
Lawrence Summers
Richard B. Freeman
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Alan Bennett Krueger (September 17, 1960 – March 16, 2019) was an American economist. He worked at Princeton University and Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research.

Krueger was nominated by President Barack Obama to be Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy, which he served from May 2009 to October 2010. He was nominated in 2011 by Obama as Chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and served in that office from November 2012 to August 2013.

Krueger died in Princeton, New Jersey on March 16, 2019 at the age of 58.

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