The State of Affairs of the Global EconomyVIEW EVENT DETAILS
Luncheon Presentation by Dr. Martin Feldstein, George F. Baker Professor of Economics, Harvard University
Registration: 12:15 pm
Luncheon: 12:30 pm
Close: 2:00 pm
As we enter 2013, renowned economist Martin Feldstein will outline the prospects for the U.S. economy which is currently languishing at a growth rate of under 2%, how it will be affected by the “fiscal cliff” and what all this means for the global economy.
Martin Feldstein is the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, a private, nonprofit research organization that specializes in nonpartisan studies of the American economy. He served as President and CEO from 1977-82 and 1984-2008. From 1982 through 1984, Dr. Feldstein was Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and President Reagan's chief economic adviser. He served as President of the American Economic Association in 2004. In 2009, President Obama appointed him to be a member of the President's Economic Recovery Advisory Board. Dr. 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 Economics. He is a Trustee of the Council on Foreign Relations and a member of the Trilateral Commission. Dr. Feldstein has received several honorary doctorates and is an Honorary Fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford. He is the author of more than 300 research articles in economics. Dr. Feldstein has been a director of several public corporations and is an economic adviser to several businesses and government organizations in the U.S. and abroad. Dr. Feldstein is a graduate of Harvard College and Oxford University.
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