FORA.tv Speaker - Donald B. Marron
In 2007, Dr. Donald B. Marron Jr. was nominated as a Member of the President's Council of Economic Advisers (CEA). In 2008, he was approved by the Senate. In that capacity, he analyzed a broad range of macroeconomic, fiscal, regulatory, and international policy issues.
Dr. Marron was previously Deputy Director of the Congressional Budget Office(CBO), including more than a year as its Acting Director. In that capacity, he led a team of approximately 230 economists, policy analysts, and other professionals who provide the Congress with budget estimates and economic analyses. During his tenure, Dr. Marron testified frequently before Congressional Committees on budget and economic policy issues.
Before joining CBO, Dr. Marron served as Chief Economist on the CEA staff. Earlier, he served as Executive Director and Chief Economist of the United States Congress Joint Economic Committee.
Currently, Dr. Marron is a visiting professor at the Georgetown Public Policy Institute in Washington DC, where he teaches microeconomics and public finance. He is also President of Marron Economics, LLC, through which he does consulting and public speaking on economic, budget, and financial issues.
07.23.09 | 01:21:07 min
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