Christina Romer

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Christina Romer is an American economist who is a professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley. She is best known for her work on macroeconomic policy, particularly her research on the effects of fiscal policy and monetary policy on economic growth and employment.

Romer served as the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers under President Barack Obama from 2009 to 2010. In this role, she played a key role in shaping the administration's response to the financial crisis and recession, helping to design and implement the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which provided fiscal stimulus to the economy.

Romer has also served as president of the American Economic Association and as a member of the National Bureau of Economic Research. She has authored numerous scholarly articles and books on macroeconomic policy and economic history, and is widely regarded as one of the leading macroeconomists of her generation.

In addition to her academic and government work, Romer has been a vocal advocate for policies to promote gender equality in economics and to increase the representation of women and minorities in the profession. She has also been a strong supporter of policies to address climate change and promote sustainable economic growth.

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