Glenn Hubbard

  • Columbia University

Glenn Hubbard is the Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics and dean of Columbia Business School, a position he has held since 2004. He was chair of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush. Glenn joined the faculty at Columbia in 1988 after teaching for five years at Northwestern University. Glenn has been a visiting professor at Harvard’s Kennedy School of Government and Harvard Business School, as well as the University of Chicago. He also held the John M. Olin Fellowship at the National Bureau of Economic Research. In addition to writing more than 100 scholarly articles in economics and finance, Glenn is the author of two textbooks on money and financial markets; his most recent book is Seeds of Destruction (2011), co-authored with Peter Navarro. His commentaries appear frequently in Business Week, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, the Financial Times, the Washington Post, Nikkei, and the Daily Yomiuri, as well as on television (on PBS’s Nightly Business Report) and radio (on NPR’s Marketplace). While serving as chair of the Council of Economic Advisors, Glenn also chaired the Economic Policy Committee of the OECD. He earned his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard.