Goolsbee’s departure further elevates the profile of Treasury Secretary Timothy F. Geithner, who is the only original member of the president’s economic team to endure.
Tuesday, June 7, 2011
Well, you never hear of rats boarding a sinking ship
The head of President Obama’s Economic Council, Austan Goolsbee (sounds like a character in a Charles Dickens novel), is returning to academia. He has only been in the job since September. The main downside of Goolsbee’s resignation is probably this: