Joshua Rauh named to the president’s Council of Economic Advisers

JOSHUA RAUH, senior fellow and director of research at the Hoover Institution, the Ormond Family Professor of Finance at Stanford Graduate School of Business and senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research, will serve as principal chief economist of President Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers (CEA). The CEA is charged with offering the president objective economic advice on the formulation of both domestic and international economic policy.

Joshua Rauh (Courtesy Hoover Institution)

Hoover Institution Director TOM GILLIGAN said, “Similar to the mission and values of the Hoover Institution, the CEA bases its recommendations and analysis on research and empirical evidence. Josh Rauh exemplifies these values, and we wish him the best as he helps the president set the economic policy of our great nation.”

Rauh formerly taught at the University of Chicago’s Booth School of Business and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. He has studied corporate investment, business and individual taxation, unfunded pension liabilities and investment management. He is a recipient of the Brattle Prize and the Amundi Smith Breeden Prize, both awarded by the American Finance Association.

Read the full article on the Hoover Institution website.