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Austan D. Goolsbee

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Affiliated Research Professor

Joint appointment

Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business


Ph.D., economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology M.A./B.A., economics, Yale University


Austan D. Goolsbee is the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business. He previously served in Washington as the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and a member of the President's cabinet. His research has earned him recognition as a Fulbright Scholar and an Alfred P. Sloan fellow. In prior years he was named one of the 100 Global Leaders…

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Research focus

The Internet; the new economy; government policy; taxes.

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