Paul McCracken (economist)
|8th Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers|
February 4, 1969 – December 31, 1971
|Preceded by||Art Okun|
|Succeeded by||Herbert Stein|
|Born||Paul Winston McCracken
December 29, 1915
Richland, Iowa, U.S.
|Died||August 3, 2012
Ann Arbor, Michigan, U.S.
|Spouse(s)||Emily Siler (1942–2005)|
|Education||William Penn University (BA)
Harvard University (MA, PhD)
He held an M.A. and Ph.D. from Harvard University in Economics and a B.A. from William Penn University. He was the Edmund Ezra Day Distinguished University Professor Emeritus of Business Administration, Economics, and Public Policy at the University of Michigan. McCracken was chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors from 1969 to 1971 under President Richard Nixon. In 1976 he was elected as a Fellow of the American Statistical Association. He chaired the American Enterprise Institute's Council of Academic Advisors and served as interim president of the institute in 1986.
He died on August 3, 2012 at age 96.
- "Paul W. McCracken". Nixon Library and Museum. Retrieved February 21, 2011.
- Chan, S., "Paul W. McCracken, Adviser to Presidents, Dies at 96", The New York Times, AUG. 3, 2012, accessed December 15, 2016, from https://www.nytimes.com/2012/08/04/us/politics/paul-w-mccracken-adviser-to-presidents-dies-at-96.html
- View/Search Fellows of the ASA, accessed 2016-08-20.
- "Remembering Paul W. McCracken, 1915-2012, Professor Emeritus and Presidential Adviser". Archived from the original on 2013-10-09.
|Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers
|Non-profit organization positions|
|President of the American Enterprise Institute
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