Authors

Glenn Hubbard

Dean emeritus and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics

Columbia Business School

GLENN HUBBARD is dean emeritus of Columbia Business School. He is also the Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics. Hubbard received his B.A. and B.S. degrees summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida, where he received the National Society of Professional Engineers Award. He has been a visiting professor at Harvard University and the University of Chicago. Additionally, he is a visiting scholar at the American Enterprise Institute in Washington. He holds A.M. and Ph.D. degrees in economics from Harvard University, where he received fellowships from the National Science Foundation and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. In addition to writing more than 100 scholarly articles in economics and finance, Glenn is the author of three popular textbooks, as well as co-author of The Aid Trap: Hard Truths About Ending Poverty, Balance: The Economics of Great Powers From Ancient Rome to Modern America, and Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System. In government, Hubbard served as deputy assistant secretary for tax policy at the United States Treasury Department from 1991 to 1993. From February 2001 until March 2003, he was chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush. While serving as CEA chairman, he also chaired the economic policy committee of the OECD. In the corporate sector, he is chairman of the Board of MetLife and sits on the boards of ADP and BlackRock Fixed IncomeFunds. Hubbard is co-chair of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation; he is a past chair of the Economic Club of New York and a past co-chair of the Study Group on Corporate Boards.

Publications

Taskforce Report: Promoting Economic Recovery After COVID-19

The federal government’s fiscal and monetary responses to the economic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic have been unprecedented. However, we argue that as many of the enacted fiscal measures begin to expire over the next two months, continued policy action will be needed to promote economic recovery. This report puts forward a set of […]

A Policy Agenda to Develop Human Capital for the Modern Economy

  Globalization and technological innovation have intensified the demand for college- educated workers. In 2017, college graduates earned 65% more than non-college- educated workers and were twice as likely to be employed. This proposal recognizes the simultaneous need for more college educated workers and also for a higher level of labor market skill among non-college […]