Jason Furman

Jason Furman is Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, following eight years as a top economic adviser to President Obama. He served as the 28th Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers from August 2013 to January 2017, acting as both President Obama’s chief economist and a member of the cabinet. He has authored several books, including Who Has the Cure?: Hamilton Project Ideas on Health Care (2008) and Path to Prosperity: Hamilton Project Ideas on Income Security, Education, and Taxes (2008). His March 2019 report Unlocking Digital Competition is available to read here.