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Jason Furman
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Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
PartyDemocratic
Elections and appointments
NominatedJune 10, 2013
ConfirmedAugust 1, 2013
AppointedAugust 2, 2013
Appointed byBarack Obama
Prior offices
Deputy Director of the White House National Economic Council
2009-2013
Director of Economic Policy for Barack Obama's presidential campaign
2008
Director of Economic Policy for John Kerry's presidential campaign
2004
Education
High schoolThe Dalton School
Master'sLondon School of Economics
Ph.D.Harvard University
Personal
BirthdayAugust 18, 1970
Place of birthNew York City, New York
Websites
Office website
Jason Furman (b. August 18, 1970, in New York City, New York) is the current Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. He was confirmed by the Senate on August 1, 2013.[1]

He previously served in the Obama administration and 2008 presidential campaign, as well as holding positions in the World Bank and the Clinton administration.[1]

Biography

Furman was born in New York City and attended the London School of Economics before earning another degree and his Ph.D. from Harvard University. He worked on the presidential campaigns of both Barack Obama in 2008 and John Kerry in 2004, and Furman served the White House as an adviser during the Clinton administration. Additionally, he was a lecturer at Columbia and Yale Universities and has held positions at the World Bank and the Brookings Institution.[2][1]

Personal

Furman's mother, Gail Furman, runs the Furman Foundation. His brother, Jesse Furman, was appointed to be federal judge by President Obama in 2012.[2]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Alan Krueger
Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers
2013-Present
Succeeded by
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