Jason Furman

Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy, Harvard University

Jason Furman is Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard Kennedy School and a nonresident senior fellow at Peterson Institute for International Economics. This followed eight years as economic advisor to President Obama, including chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers from 2013 to 2017. During the Clinton administration, Furman worked at the Council of Economic Advisers and National Economic Council. He has worked at the World Bank, was a director of the Hamilton Project and senior fellow at Brookings Institution, and had visiting positions at universities including NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Policy. Furman is the editor of two books on economic policy.

Videos/Audio of Jason Furman

Globalization ushered in an era of free trade, fluid borders, and unparalleled corporate profits. For its proponents,... See more
Populism is most simply defined as support for the concerns of ordinary people, and those who call themselves populists... See more
 A Conversation with Jason Furman and David Rubenstein See more
How are we doing on job creation, and where are our biggest challenges with our workforce? Underwritten by Southern... See more