Renowned Economist Austan Goolsbee Joins Analysis Group as Academic Affiliate

October 26, 2016

Analysis Group, one of the largest economics consulting firms in North America, welcomes Austan Goolsbee, former Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers for the Obama Administration and a member of the President's cabinet, as Academic Affiliate.

Dr. Goolsbee has held other key roles in the government, including serving on the Panel of Economic Advisers to the Congressional Budget Office, on the US Census Advisory Commission, and as a special consultant for Internet Policy to the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.

Currently, Dr. Goolsbee is the Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics at The University of Chicago Booth School of Business and strategic partner to 32 Advisors, where he leads their Economic Advisory practice. In addition, he serves on the Economic Advisory Panel to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and is a member of the US Department of Commerce's Digital Economy Board of Advisors.

"We have worked with Dr. Goolsbee on a number of important cases and we are thrilled that he has chosen to affiliate with us," said Analysis Group President and CEO Martha Samuelson. "His experience with economic policy issues deepens the expertise we offer our clients, and he brings a unique perspective on the role of the government and other competitive dynamics that determine the course of business, technology, and innovation."

"I have great respect for Analysis Group," said Dr. Goolsbee. "They have earned their reputation for sound economic analysis across a wide range of cases and research. I am excited to affiliate with them."

Dr. Goolsbee's research, teaching, and public service have earned him broad recognition, including being named a Fulbright Scholar and an Alfred P. Sloan Fellow.