As a sought-after economic advisor to Presidents, Martin Feldstein has an insider's deep understanding of the impact and influence of the government's role in monetary policy and how it can both help and hurt economic growth.
For the past four decades, Dr. Martin Feldstein has been one of the most influential and important thought-leaders on the global economic landscape. He is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER). With tenure of nearly 30 years and spanning two historic economic eras, Dr. Feldstein served as President and CEO of the NBER, a private, nonprofit research organization specializing in producing nonpartisan studies of the American economy for over 80 years.
Recognized for his brilliant economic prowess and acumen, Dr. Feldstein has also served-- and continues to do so-- at the highest levels of government. He was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers for President Reagan as well as his chief economic advisor. In 2006, President Bush tapped him as a member of the President's Foreign Intelligence Advisory Board. Most recently, President Obama appointed him to be a member of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board.