Larry Lindsey ’76

Larry Lindsey is president and CEO of The Lindsey Group, an economic advisory firm based in Washington, D.C., that  focuses on global macroeconomic trends and events that significantly influence the performance of major economies and their financial markets. He previously served as Assistant to the President and Director of the National Economic Council at the White House and as the chief economic adviser to candidate George W. Bush during the 2000 presidential campaign.

Dr. Lindsey also served as a Governor of the Federal Reserve System from 1991 to 1997, as Special Assistant to the President for Domestic Economic Policy during the first Bush Administration, and as Senior Staff Economist for Tax Policy at the Council of Economic Advisers during President Reagan’s first term. He served for five years on the economics faculty of Harvard University and held the Arthur F. Burns Chair for Economic Research at the American Enterprise Institute. From 1997 until 2001 he was Managing Director of Economic Strategies, a global consulting firm.

Dr. Lindsey earned his undergraduate degree magna cum laude at Bowdoin and his master’s degree and doctorate at Harvard. He was awarded the Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award by the National Tax Association and was named the Citicorp Wriston Fellow for Economic Research at the Manhattan Institute. He is the author of numerous articles and three books: The Growth Experiment, Economic Puppet Masters, and What a President Should Know…but Most Learn Too Late

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