Gus Faucher

Gus Faucher

Augustine (Gus) Faucher is vice president and senior macroeconomist of The PNC Financial Services Group. He is responsible for contributing to the preparation of PNC's U.S. economic forecast and alternative economic scenarios. In addition, he contributes to PNC's National Economic Outlook, Economic Releases, Market Expectations Survey, and Economic Outlook Survey of Small Business Owners reports.

Prior to joining PNC in December 2011, Faucher worked for 10 years at Moody's Analytics (formerly, where he was a director and senior economist. He was responsible for running the firm's computer model of the U.S. economy, edited a monthly publication on the U.S. economic outlook, covered fiscal and monetary policy, and analyzed various regional economies. Previously, Faucher worked for six years at the U.S. Treasury Department, and taught at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

Faucher is frequently cited in international, national, and regional media outlets. He has appeared on the ABC World News, the CBS Evening News, and the NBC Nightly News, and is featured on CNBC, CNN, and Fox Business. He has also appeared on public radio's All Things Considered and Marketplace.

Faucher earned a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pennsylvania, with concentrations in labor economics and public economics. He also has an A.B. in economics from Cornell University.
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Gus Faucher joins Jim Blasingame to report on the PNC survey of small businesses that shows they’re not hiring, or investing, at the level that would indicate a growing economy.
Gus Faucher joins Jim Blasingame to report on the PNC survey of small business owners, which found that the majority of them were at least hopeful about the economy, if not excited.
Gus Faucher joins Jim Blasingame to report that small business owners are saying they’re still uncertain about the future, including how Obamacare will impact them.