Christina Romer

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Birthday
25, 1958
Birthplace
Alton, IL
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Birthday
25, 1958 (age 59)
Birthplace
Alton, IL

About

Distinguished professor of economics who served as the Chair of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers.

Before Fame

She earned her Ph.D. from MIT and went on to become an assistant professor at Princeton University and a full professor at the University of California- Berkeley.

Trivia

She conducted extensive economic research into the causes of The Great Depression.

Family Life

She married fellow economist David Romer.

Associated With

She recommended to President-Elect Barack Obama that he pass a stimulus package to help improve the economy, and in 2009 Obama took her advice.