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Martin Feldstein
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Feldstein at the White House in 1982.
13th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
In office
October 14, 1982 – July 10, 1984
President Ronald Reagan
Preceded by Murray Weidenbaum
Succeeded by Beryl Sprinkel
Personal details
Born
Martin Stuart Feldstein

(1939-11-25)November 25, 1939
New York City, U.S.
Died June 11, 2019(2019-06-11) (aged 79)
Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.
Political party Republican
Education Harvard University (AB)
Nuffield College, Oxford (BLitt, PhD)
Academic career
Institution Harvard University (1967–2019)
National Bureau of Economic Research (1977–1982, 1984–2019)
Field Macroeconomics, public economics
School or
tradition
Neoclassical economics
Doctoral
advisor
W. M. Gorman
Doctoral
students
Harvey S. Rosen
Eli Noam
Jeffrey Sachs
Joel Slemrod
Douglas Elmendorf
Jeffrey Liebman
Raj Chetty
Contributions Feldstein-Horioka puzzle
Awards John Bates Clark Medal (1977)
Information at IDEAS / RePEc

Martin Stuart "Marty" Feldstein (November 25, 1939 – June 11, 2019) was an American economist. He was the George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University, and the president emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER).

Career

He served as President and Chief Executive Officer of the NBER from 1978 through 2008. From 1982 to 1984, Feldstein served as chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers and as chief economic advisor to President Ronald Reagan (where his deficit hawk views clashed with Reagan administration economic policies).

He was a member of the Washington-based financial advisory body the Group of Thirty, becoming a member in 2003. Feldstein died on June 11, 2019 from cancer in Belmont, Massachusetts, aged 79.

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