The Life and Work of Martin Stuart ('Marty') Feldstein

Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, eds., New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.), Forthcoming

ISER Discussion Paper No. 905

19 Pages Posted: 22 Jul 2014 Last revised: 5 Oct 2015

Charles Yuji Horioka

Asian Growth Research Institute; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER); Osaka University - Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER)

Date Written: March 13, 2015

Abstract

Martin Stuart (“Marty”) Feldstein, currently George F. Baker Professor of Economics at Harvard University and President Emeritus of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc. (NBER), is an American economist who has made important contributions to public finance, macroeconomics, international economics, social insurance, health economics, the economics of national security, and many other fields of economics, trained a large number of prominent economists, served as President of the National Bureau of Economic Research for some thirty years, and served as President Ronald Reagan’s chief economic advisor.

Keywords: Council of Economic Advisers; Feldstein-Horioka paradox or puzzle; Harvard University; international capital mobility; Martin Stuart Feldstein; National Bureau of Economic Research; NBER; public finance; social insurance; social security; taxation

JEL Classification: B31, D14, D22, F21, F32, F52, H20, H55, I13, J65

Suggested Citation

Horioka, Charles Yuji, The Life and Work of Martin Stuart ('Marty') Feldstein (March 13, 2015). Steven N. Durlauf and Lawrence E. Blume, eds., New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire, England: Macmillan Publishers Ltd.), Forthcoming; ISER Discussion Paper No. 905. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=2463992

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