- U.S. Fiscal Policy
- Global Economy and Trade
- Global Markets
- U.S. Health Care Economics
- Tax Reform
Audience & Industry
- The Finance Industry
- The Health Care Industry
- The Manufacturing Industry
President Barack Obama’s chief economist Jason Furman helped guide the United States through a tumultuous period of recession, unemployment and instability. He offers an incisive insider’s exploration of the geoeconomic outlook, business trends and the future of globalism.
Jason Furman is the Aetna Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy at Harvard University. Previously he served as a top economic adviser to President Obama including serving as the 28th chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. In this role, he served as President Obama’s chief economist and a member of the Cabinet. Furman has conducted research in a wide range of areas, such as fiscal policy, tax policy, health economics, Social Security, and domestic and international macroeconomics. He is a regular contributor to the Wall Street Journal and a frequent commentator on Bloomberg and CNBC. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.
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The Biden Agenda and What It Means for Your Organization
Major policy changes are in the offing for 2021, including the American Rescue Plan, Build Back Better, and changes to trade and regulatory policy. As one of the main architects of President Obama’s response to the financial crisis and an early and influential proponent of fiscal stimulus in response to the COVID crisis, Jason Furman offers businesses and organizations expert insights into the economic effects and political prospects for infrastructure and climate investments, tax changes, and administrative changes to trade and regulation and what all of this will mean for the budget deficit and the long-run sustainability of the economy. From labor markets and financial reform to the business prospects for a transformed U.S. economic policy, this conversation can be customized to suit the specific needs of your audience.