2024 Judge Ralph K. Winter Lecture: Jason Furman

Jason Furman is the Aetna Professor of the Practice of Economic Policy jointly at Harvard Kennedy School and the Department of Economics at Harvard University. He delivered the Judge Ralph K. Winter lecture titled "Clear Thinking About Economic Policy: Overcoming the Liberal and Conservative Vices" on Feb. 26, 2024. The lecture was sponsored by the Yale Law School Center for the Study of Corporate Law.

Professor Furman engages in public policy through research, writing and teaching in a wide range of areas including U.S. and international macroeconomics, fiscal policy, labor markets and competition policy. He co-teaches Ec10 “Principles of Economics,” the largest course at Harvard University. Previously, Furman served eight years as a top economic adviser to President Obama, including serving as the 28th Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers from August 2013 to January 2017.