Paul McCracken (economist)
Paul McCracken in 1969, holding a slide rule.
|Born||Paul Winston McCracken
December 29, 1915
|Died||August 3, 2012
Ann Arbor, Michigan
|Occupation||economist, presidential adviser|
|Known for||Advisor for economics|
|Spouse(s)||Emily Ruth Siler (1942–2005; her death)|
Paul Winston McCracken (December 29, 1915 – August 3, 2012) was an American economist born in Richland, Iowa. He held a M.A. 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. 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.
- "Remembering Paul W. McCracken, 1915-2012, Professor Emeritus and Presidential Adviser". Archived from the original on 2013-10-09.
Arthur Melvin Okun
|Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors
|Non-profit organization positions|
William J. Baroody Jr.
|President of the American Enterprise Institute
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