Jason Furman是哈佛大学经济学博士、哈佛大学肯尼迪政府学院(HKS)经济政策实践教授、Peterson国际经济研究所的非常驻高级研究员、英国财政部数字竞赛专家小组主席。作为奥巴马总统的首席经济顾问,于2013年8月至2017年1月担任经济顾问委员会第28任主席,兼任奥巴马总统的首席经济学家和内阁成员,并在奥巴马政府的主要经济政策中发挥了重要作用。此前,Furman先生在公共政策和研究方面担任过各种职务。公共政策方面,曾在克林顿政府国家经济委员会和世界银行经济顾问委员会工作。研究方面,曾担任Hamilton项目主任和Brookings学会高级研究员,并在纽约大学Wagner公共政策研究生院及其他多所大学担任过访问职位。Furman先生研究领域包括财政政策、税收政策、卫生经济学、社会保障、技术政策以及国内和国际宏观经济学。除了学术期刊和期刊的文章外,弗曼还编辑出版两本关于经济政策的书籍。

 

Jason Furman is Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard Kennedy School (HKS). He is also nonresident senior fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He currently Chairs the Digital Competition Expert Panel for the UK Treasury. Furman was a top economic adviser to President Obama for eight years, including serving 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. During this time Furman played a major role in most of the major economic policies of the Obama Administration. Previously Furman held a variety of posts in public policy and research. In public policy, Furman worked at both the Council of Economic Advisers and National Economic Council during the Clinton administration and also at the World Bank. In research, Furman was a Director of the Hamilton Project and Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and also has served in visiting positions at various universities, including NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Policy. Furman has conducted research in a wide range of areas, including fiscal policy, tax policy, health economics, Social Security, technology policy, and domestic and international macroeconomics. In addition to articles in scholarly journals and periodicals, Furman is the editor of two books on economic policy. Furman holds a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.