George F. Baker Professor of Economics, FAS

Martin Feldstein is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard and President and CEO of the National Bureau of Economic Research. He was President of the American Economic Association for the year 2004. From 1982 through 1984, he was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and President Reagan’s chief economic adviser. In 2006, he was appointed to the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. In 2009, President Obama appointed him to the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Feldstein 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 Economists. He is also a member of the Trilateral Commission, the Council on Foreign Relations, the Group of 30, and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences. 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. He is a graduate of Harvard College and Oxford University.


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