Professor of Economics, Harvard University
President Emeritus, National Bureau of Economic Research
Reagan’s chief economic adviser (1982-84)
Martin Feldstein is George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University, President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, and is widely regarded as one of the world’s most accomplished experts on the global economy.
From 1982 to 1984, Martin was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and President Reagan’s chief economic adviser, where he was one of the principle architects of the Reagan- era boom. He served as President of the American Economic Association in 2004, and in 2006 President Bush appointed him to be a member of the President’s Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. In 2009, President Obama appointed him to be a member of the President’s Economic Recovery Advisory Board.
Martin 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 addition, Martin has been a director of several public corporations including Eli Lilly. He is also an economic adviser to several businesses in the United States and abroad and regularly contributes to the Wall Street Journal. Bloomberg magazine named Martin as one of the 50 most influential figures of the financial markets.
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