US Economy Austan Goolsbee

  • Fed official Stein heads to hedge fund Tuesday, 24 Mar 2015 | 12:27 PM ET
    Jeremy Stein, a former governor of the Federal Reserve.

    Another former senior government official has signed up to be a paid advisor to a multibillion-dollar hedge fund firm.

  • Fed's independence questioned by Republicans again Thursday, 10 Jul 2014 | 5:49 AM ET
    The Federal Reserve building

    A surge of Republican pressure is bringing the Fed's long-held independence into question again.

  • Fed may begin taper next meeting: Goolsbee Tuesday, 12 Nov 2013 | 7:03 AM ET
    Fed may begin taper next meeting: Goolsbee

    Former Council of Economic Advisers Chairman Austan Goolsbee discusses when the Fed may decide to taper. "I think there is at least a 50 percent chance the Fed decides to taper at the next meeting," he says. JPMorgan's Thomas Lee, weighs in.

  • DeMint Decries Effects of Taxes on Jobs Tuesday, 10 Jul 2012 | 9:47 PM ET
    President Barack Obama

    Expiration of the Bush-era tax cuts for annual incomes above $250,000 in a weak economy will translate to layoffs, Sen. Jim DeMint claimed Tuesday on CNBC.

  • Does the ‘Buffett Rule’ Really Mean Tax Fairness? Tuesday, 10 Apr 2012 | 8:23 PM ET

    President Obama’s move to raise taxes on the top 1 percent of households would actually bolster the economy, former chair of the Council of Economic Advisers Austen Goolsbee said Tuesday.

  • One-on-One With Austan Goolsbee Wednesday, 18 May 2011 | 7:21 PM ET

    Cramer interviews The Council of Economic Advisors chairman.