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Biography of Dr. Harvey S. Rosen

Harvey S. Rosen was designated by the President to be Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers on February 23, 2005. Dr. Rosen was nominated by President Bush on July 15, 2003 and confirmed by the United States Senate on October 17, 2003 to serve as a Member of the Council of Economic Advisers. Dr. Rosen is on leave from Princeton University, where he is the John L. Weinberg Professor of Economics and Business Policy. Dr. Rosen has been a member of Princeton's Department of Economics since 1974. He served as Chairman of the Department from 1993 to 1996, and has been Co-Director of the Center for Economic Policy Studies since 1993. In 1986, he was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society.

Dr. Rosen has been involved in both the graduate and undergraduate teaching programs at Princeton. In recent years, he has taught undergraduate courses in public finance, taxation, and introductory microeconomics, and graduate courses in public finance. From 1989 to 1991, Dr. Rosen's audience changed from Princeton students to federal government policy makers, where he served in the U.S. Treasury as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis.

Dr. Rosen's main field of research is public finance. He has published several dozen articles in scholarly journals on this topic, and authored an undergraduate textbook on it as well. He serves on the editorial boards of several journals dealing with public finance and taxation.

Dr. Rosen was born in Chicago in 1949. He was an undergraduate at the University of Michigan, and received his Ph.D. from Harvard University in 1974.

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