University of Chicago
Austan D. Goolsbee studies the Internet, the new economy, government policy, and taxes. His research has earned him much professional recognition. In 2003, he was given a grant from the National Science Foundation and later he was named a 2006-2007 Fulbright Scholar. Goolsbee serves as a member of the US Census-Advisory Committee, a research associate for the National Bureau of Economic Research, a research fellow for the American Bar Foundation, a columnist for the New York Times and an economic advisor to Barack Obama. He has a bachelor's and a master's degree in economics from Yale University and a PhD in economics from Massachusetts Institute of Technology.