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Cecilia Rouse
30th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
Assumed office
March 3, 2021
President Joe Biden
Preceded by Kevin Hassett
Dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs
In office
September 1, 2012 – January 4, 2021
Preceded by Anne Case (acting)
Succeeded by Mark Watson (acting)
Member of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
2009–2011
President Barack Obama
Preceded by Donald B. Marron Jr.
Succeeded by Katharine Abraham
Personal details
Born
Cecilia Elena Rouse

(1963-12-18) December 18, 1963 (age 58)
Walnut Creek, California, U.S.
Spouse(s) Ford Morrison
Children 2
Education Harvard University (BA, MA, PhD)
Academic career
Institution Princeton University
Field Economics
Doctoral
advisor
Lawrence F. Katz
Claudia Goldin

Cecilia Elena Rouse (born December 18, 1963) is an American economist. She is the 30th and current Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers since 2021 under the Joe Biden administration. In 2012, she became dean of the Princeton School of Public and International Affairs at Princeton University.

She was a member of President Barack Obama's Council of Economic Advisers from 2009 to 2011.

In November 2020, President-elect Joe Biden announced his plans to nominate Rouse as the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. The Senate confirmed her nomination by a vote of 95–4 on March 2.

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