Martin Feldstein

George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research

Martin Feldstein is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, having been President and CEO of the NBER from 1977-82 and 1984-2008. He was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and President Reagan's Chief Economic Adviser (1982-1984), and in 2006, President Bush appointed him to be a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. He was President of the American Economic Association in 2004, and is a member of the American Philosophical Society, a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy, a Fellow of the Econometric Society and a Fellow of the National Association of Business Economics.

He is also a member of the Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Group of 30, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and the Council of Academic Advisors of the American Enterprise Institute. In 1977, he received the John Bates Clark Medal of the American Economic Association, a prize awarded every two years to the economist under the age of 40 who is judged to have made the greatest contribution to economic science. He is the author of more than 300 research articles in economics, and a Director of two corporations (American International Group and Eli Lilly), and an Economic Adviser to several businesses and government organisations in the United States and abroad.

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