Austan Goolsbee, Obama's Chief Economist, Contemplates Leaving White House

06/06/2011 06:22 pm ET | Updated Aug 06, 2011
  • Hans Nichols Bloomberg

President Barack Obama’s chief economist, Austan Goolsbee, is considering resigning and returning to the University of Chicago where his leave as a professor is about to expire, according to two people familiar with the matter.

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