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Douglas W. Elmendorf, PhD Biography

Director of the Congressional Budget Office
None Found to the question "Is the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) Good for America?"

None found as of Sep. 1, 2010

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Director, Congressional Budget Office, 2009-present
  • Director, The Hamilton Project, Brookings Institution, 2008-2009
  • Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution, 2007-2009
  • Edward M. Bernstein Scholar, Brookings Institution, 2007-2009
  • Co-Editor, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, 2007-2009
  • Assistant Director, Research and Statistics Division, Federal Reserve Board, 2004-2007
  • Chief, Macroeconomic Analysis Section, Federal Reserve Board, 2002-2006
  • Senior Economist, Federal Reserve Board, 2001-2001
  • Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, United States Department of the Treasury, 1999-2001
  • Senior Economist, Council of Economic Advisers, 1998-1999
  • Economist, Federal Reserve Board, 1995-1998
  • Winner, Director’s Award, Congressional Budget Office, 1995
  • Principal Analyst, Congressional Budget Office, 1994-1995
  • Associate Analyst, Congressional Budget Office, 1993-1994
  • Assistant Professor, Economics, Harvard University, 1989-1994
  • PhD, Economics, Harvard University, 1989
  • MA, Economics, Harvard University, 1985
  • BA, summa Ccm laude, Economics, Princeton University, 1983
  • Member, National Academy of Social Insurance, 2007-present
  • Member, Congressional Budget Office Panel of Economic Advisers, 2008-2009
  • Senior Staff Member, Urban-Brookings Tax Policy Center, 2007-2009
Quoted in:
  1. Will Medicare Part C (Medicare Advantage) benefits increase?
  2. Will the health care reform laws decrease the federal deficit?