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Larry Lindsey

Larry LindseyAKA Lawrence B. Lindsey

Born: 18-Jul-1954
Birthplace: Peekskill, NY

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist, Government
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Masterminded GWB's tax cut

Economic advisor to Presidents Ronald Reagan, George H.W. Bush, and George W. Bush. Fired as Director of the US National Economic Council in 2002 after projecting that war on Iraq could cost $200B — more than twice the $80B figure publicly touted by other administration officials.

Iraq war expenditures totaled about $1900B by early 2007, according to the Congressional Budget Office.

Father: (principal)
Mother: (home economics teacher)
Wife: Susan
Son: Troy
Daughter: Emily
Son: Thomas (adopted from Kosovo)

    High School: Lakeland Senior High School, Shrub Oak, NY (1972)
    University: BA, Bowdoin College (1976)
    University: MA Economics, Harvard University
    University: PhD Economics, Harvard University
    Professor: Harvard University (1984-89)

    Lindsey Group President & CEO (2003-)
    US National Economic Council Director (2001-02)
    US Federal Reserve Governor (1991-97)
    US Council of Economic Advisers Tax Economist
    Enron Advisory Board, Consultant
    Member of the Board of Enron
    American Enterprise Institute Resident Scholar (1997-2001)
    Biden for President
    Bush-Cheney '04
    Cantor for Congress
    Fred Thompson PAC
    Friends of George Allen
    The Heritage Foundation
    Hillary Clinton for President
    Manhattan Institute for Policy Research Citicorp Wriston Fellow for Economic Research
    Santorum 2006
    Phi Beta Kappa Society Bowdoin College
    Dubya Nickname Thunderbolt Lindsey
    Risk Factors: Obesity

Author of books:
The Growth Experiment: How the New Tax Policy is Transforming the U.S. Economy (1990)
Economic Puppetmasters: Lessons from the Halls of Power (1999)
What A President Should Know: But Most Learn Too Late (2008)


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