Jason Furman is an American economist. On June 10, 2013, Furman was named by President Barack Obama as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers . Previously, since January 28, 2009, Furman had served as the Deputy Director of the National Economic Council, which followed his role as an advisor to candidate Obama during the 2008 presidential campaign. Wikipedia*
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Jason Furman has 42 videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 2004 Call-In as a Policy Director for the Economics of the Kerry Presidential Campaign. The year with the most videos was 2014 with 12 videos. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2013 with an average of 617 views per program. Most appearances with James "Jay" Carney (5), Josh Earnest (4), Cecilia Munoz (3). Most common tags: U.S. Economy, Federal Budget, Economic Policy.