Paul W. McCracken

Paul W. McCracken


Nationality: American

Historical Period: The 20th Century and Beyond

Paul W. McCracken’s influence on how we think about economic policy has reached from the academy to the popular press to the highest reaches of government. He served as a member of the President’s Council of Economic Advisors under President Eisenhower and as its Chairman under President Nixon. He was also a member of President Reagan’s Economic Policy Advisory Board, and was the author of a regular and influential column for the Wall Street Journal. He was the Edmund Ezra Day Distinguished University Professor of Business Administration at the University of Michigan, where he had been a member of the faculty since 1948.

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