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Austan Goolsbee
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26th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
September 10, 2010 – August 5, 2011
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Christina Romer
Succeeded by Alan Krueger
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Born
Austan Dean Goolsbee

August 18, 1969 (1969-08-18) (age 51)
Waco, Texas, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Education Yale University (BA, MA)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology (PhD)

Austan Dean Goolsbee (born August 18, 1969) is an American economist. Goolsbee was the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. He was a member of the cabinet of President Barack Obama and an acting fill-in anchor for WGN-TV in Chicago.

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