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Jason Furman, asesor de Barak Obama, en Colombia

20/03/2015

Por: BUEN GOBIERNO

Con el tema Impacto de la recuperación económica de EE.UU. en Colombia, la Fundación Buen Gobierno y la Cámara de Comercio Colombo Americana –AmCham Colombia-, realizan este martes 24 de marzo un importante diálogo ante empresarios sobre el estado y el futuro de las relaciones comerciales y de inversión entre Colombia y Estados Unidos, en momentos en que esta potencia se encuentra en proceso de recuperación, generando nuevas oportunidades para nuestro país. 

Los protagonistas de este encuentro son Jason Furman, presidente del Consejo de Asesores Económicos del Presidente de Estados Unidos, Barak Obama, y el señor ministro de Hacienda de Colombia, Mauricio Cárdenas. Como moderador estará el exembajador de Colombia en Gran Bretaña y ex director del diario Portafolio, Mauricio Rodríguez.  

El conversatorio se realiza este martes 24 de marzo en el Auditorio de la Federación Nacional de Cafeteros.

Profile Jason Furman, Chairman of the Council of Economic AdvisersJason

Furman is the Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers. Prior to this role, he served as Assistant to the President for Economic Policy and the Principal Deputy Director of the National Economic Council. From 2007 to 2008 Furman was a Senior Fellow in Economic Studies and Director of the Hamilton Project at the Brookings Institute. Previously, he served as a Staff Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers, a Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy at the National Economic Council under President Clinton and Senior Adviser to the Chief Economist and Senior Vice President of the World Bank. Furman was the Economic Policy Director for Obama for America.Furman, who earned his Ph.D. in economics and a M.A. in government from Harvard University and a M.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics, has also served as Visiting Scholar at NYU’s Wagner Graduate School of Public Service, a visiting lecturer at Yale and Columbia Universities, and a Senior Fellow at the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities. He has conducted research in a wide range of areas, including fiscal policy, tax policy, health economics, Social Security, and monetary policy. In addition to numerous articles in scholarly journals and periodicals, Furman is the editor of several books on economic policy, including Path to Prosperity and Who Has the Cure.

FOTO tomada deThe NYT/Pablo Martínez Monsivais/Associated Press.