American economist who was appointed the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers by President
He grew up in New York City and received his PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 2003.
He was roommates with future Oscar winner
He married Eve Gerber and has children named Henry and Louisa. His mother is child psychologist and Democratic party activist Gail Furman.
He served as the Director of Economic Policy for the 2004 presidential campaign of John Kerry.