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Cecelia Rouse

Cecelia Rouse

Professor of Economics and Public Affairs, Woodrow Wilson School, Princeton University

Cecilia Rouse is the Katzman-Ernst Professor in the Economics of Education and Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University. Her primary research interests are in labor economics with a focus on the economics of education. In 1998-99 Rouse served a year in the White House at the National Economic Council and from 2009-2011 served as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers. Rouse has served as an editor of the Journal of Labor Economics and is currently a senior editor of The Future of Children. With a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University, she is the founding director of the Princeton University Education Research Section.

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An interview with economist Cecilia Rouse: Why she’ll argue for the motion, "Congress should pass Obama’s jobs plan—piece by piece,” at the Oct. 25 Slate/Intelligence Squared U.S. debate.

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Cecilia Rouse, economics professor at Princeton and former member of President Obama's Council of Economic Advisers, said the president is proposing a "sensible" package of strategies while the private sector continues to struggle. Rouse said she was "particularly pleased" to see an extension in unemployment insurance for an additional year.

Friday, September 9, 2011

ABC News asked labor economists and former government officials to take a look at 10 proposals among the 42nd president's blueprint.

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

In these trying economic times, we should be looking for ways to effectively increase our investments in education, not cut them.

Tuesday, August 23, 2011

Testimony before the Joint Economic Committee discussing the Census Bureau’s release of data on income, poverty, and health insurance coverage in the United States in 2008.

Thursday, September 10, 2009

Testimony before the Subcommittee on Oversight of Government Management, United States Senate, presenting the main findings from the March 2010 CEA Report Work-Life Balance and the Economics of Workplace Flexibility, which discusses some of the changing patterns of the American workforce, the state of flexible work arrangements in our economy, and the economics of workplace flexibility.

Tuesday, May 4, 2010