Rockville, Md. – Douglas W. Elmendorf, Ph. D., Dean of Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy, has been elected to the Abt Associates Board of Directors.
“Doug Elmendorf is one of the most respected economists in the U.S.,” said Abt Associates President and CEO Kathleen Flanagan. “He has deep knowledge of many of our core research areas, including health care policy and approaches to increasing economic security, and will bring a valuable perspective to our Board and staff.”
Before becoming dean of the Kennedy School in 2016, Elmendorf led the Congressional Budget Office from 2009-2015. He has held senior economic positions with the Federal Reserve Board, the Council of Economic Advisors and the Treasury Department, where he was Deputy Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy.
Elmendorf is the author of more than 30 publications and has testified before Congress on economic issues 50 times since 2005.
He holds an A.B. from Princeton University, and an A.M. and Ph.D.in Economics from Harvard University.
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