Glenn Hubbard is Director, Jerome A. Chazen Institute for Global Business, dean emeritus, and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics at Columbia Business School. Hubbard received his BA and BS degrees summa cum laude from the University of Central Florida and holds AM and PhD degrees in economics from Harvard University. In addition to writing more than 100 scholarly articles in economics and finance, Glenn is the author of three popular textbooks, as well as co-author of The Aid Trap: Hard Truths About Ending Poverty, Balance: The Economics of Great Powers From Ancient Rome to Modern America, and Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise: Five Steps to a Better Health Care System. His commentaries appear in Businessweek, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, the Financial Times, The Washington Post, Nikkei, and the Daily Yomiuri, as well as on television and radio.
From 2001 until 2003, he was chairman of the U.S. Council of Economic Advisers. In the corporate sector, he is on the boards of ADP, BlackRock Fixed Income Funds, and MetLife (where he is chair). Hubbard is co-chair of the Committee on Capital Markets Regulation; he is a past chair of the Economic Club of New York and a past co-chair of the Study Group on Corporate Boards.
Books in order of publication:
THE AID TRAP: Hard Truths About Ending Poverty – 2009
MUTUAL FUND INDUSTRY: Competition and Investor Welfare – 2010
SEEDS OF DESTRUCTION: Why the Path to Economic Ruin Runs Through Washington and How to Reclaim American Prosperity – 2010
HEALTHY, WEALTHY, AND WISE: Five Steps to a Better Healthcare System – 2011
BALANCE: Why do great powers lose it? How can America regain it? – 2014
THE WALL AND THE BRIDGE – Fear and Opportunity in Disruption’s Wake – 2022