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Biography of R. Glenn Hubbard

R. Glenn Hubbard was confirmed by the Senate on May 10, and was appointed by the President on May 11, 2001 as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

He received his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University in 1983.

Dr. Hubbard is on a leave of absence from Columbia University where he is the Russell L. Carson Professor of Economics and Finance and Co-Director of the Entrepreneurship Program in the Graduate School of Business and Professor of Economics in the Faculty of Arts and Sciences. He also served as Senior Vice Dean of the Graduate School of Business. At the National Bureau of Economic Research, he is a research associate. Prior to joining the Columbia faculty in 1988, he taught at Northwestern University. He also served as a visiting professor at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, the Graduate School of Business of the University of Chicago, the Harvard Business School, and as a John M. Olin Fellow at the National Bureau of Economic Research, where he is a research associate. From 1991-1993, he was Deputy Assistant Secretary (Tax Analysis) of the U. S. Treasury Department.

Dr. Hubbard's research interests span public economics, macroeconomics, corporate finance, and industrial organization. A prolific author, Dr. Hubbard has authored a textbook on financial markets and institutions, edited volumes on financial economics and international tax policy, and written more than 90 scholarly articles. In addition to his responsibilities at Columbia and the National Bureau of Economic Research, Dr. Hubbard served as the Director of the Program on Tax Policy at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington, D. C. He has been a consultant to the U. S. Department of the Treasury, Federal Reserve Bank of New York, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the National Science Foundation, and numerous private corporations.

Dr. Hubbard is married to Constance Pond and they have two sons, Raph and William.