Global Perspectives with John B. Taylor
October 22, 2020
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About John B. Taylor
Taylor is the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is widely recognized for path-breaking research in macroeconomics, monetary economics and international economics.
He is president of the Mont Pelerin Society and recently served on the Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance created by the G-20. He served as senior economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers in 1976–77, as a member of the Council in 1989–91 and as Under Secretary of the Treasury for International Affairs in 2001–05.
He received the Alexander Hamilton Award and the Treasury Distinguished Service Award at the U.S. Treasury, and the Medal of the Republic of Uruguay for his work in resolving the 2002 financial crisis. He also received the Truman Medal for Economic Policy for extraordinary policy contributions, the Bradley Prize for economic research and policy achievements, the Hayek Prize for his book First Principles and Adam Smith Awards from the National Association for Business Economics and the Association of Private Enterprise Education.
Taylor received a BA in economics summa cum laude from Princeton University and a PhD in economics from Stanford.
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