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Douglas W. Elmendorf, PhD Biography

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

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
Education:
  • PhD, Economics, Harvard University, 1989
  • MA, Economics, Harvard University, 1985
  • BA, summa Ccm laude, Economics, Princeton University, 1983
Other:
  • 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?