Bush selects Rosen for economic post

Princeton NJ -- Harvey Rosen, an economics professor at Princeton since 1974 and co-director of the University's Center for Economic Policy Studies, will be nominated to serve on President Bush's Council of Economic Advisers. The White House on April 24 announced its intention to nominate Rosen as one of the council's three members.

 
Harvey Rosen
 
 
The John Weinberg Professor of Economics and Business Policy, Rosen has conducted research and written on topics such as federal taxation, state and local governmental finance, housing policy and labor study. He served as the deputy assistant secretary for tax analysis in the Department of the Treasury under President George H.W. Bush from 1989 to 1991.

Rosen is the author of "Public Finance," a widely studied textbook that was initially published in 1985 and has been translated into Spanish, German, Croatian and Chinese. He also co-wrote "Microeconomics" (1991) with Michael Katz, an economics professor at the University of California-Berkeley, and edited "Studies in State and Local Public Finance" (1986) and "Fiscal Federalism: Quantitative Studies" (1988).

Rosen served as chair of the Department of Economics from 1993 to 1996. He is a fellow of the Econometric Society and a research associate with the National Bureau of Economic Research.

President Bush in February nominated Harvard economist Gregory Mankiw, a member of Princeton's class of 1980 and one of Rosen's former students, to lead the Council of Economic Advisers. The council provides the president with economic analysis and advice on the development and implementation of a wide range of domestic and international economic policy issues.

 
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May 5, 2003
Vol. 92, No. 26
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Contents

Page one
From settler to scientist: Student returns to finish his degree after 26-year sojourn
In tight economy, Princeton remains committed to aid

Inside
Bush selects Rosen for economic post
Juniors win Truman Scholarships to prepare for public service careers
Library acquires papers of eminent mathematician

People
Keaney was a longtime member of the classics department
Geller to retire in June after 35 years at Princeton
Spotlight, appointment, retirements and obituaries

Sections
Calendar of events
Nassau Notes
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