Dr. Paul Craig Roberts is an economist, author, columnist, academician,
and business leader. He is chairman of The
Institute for Political Economy, and a contributing editor of The
Dr. Roberts was associate editor and columnist for The
Wall Street Journal and columnist for Business
Week and the Scripps Howard News
Service. He was a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate.
In 1992 he received the Warren Brookes Award for Excellence in Journalism.
In 1993 the Forbes Media Guide ranked him as one of the top seven journalists
in the United States.
Some of his other books are:
During the Reagan Administration, Dr. Roberts was Assistant Secretary
of the Treasury for Economic Policy. From 1975 to 1978, Dr. Roberts
served on the congressional staff where he drafted the Kemp-Roth bill
and played a leading role in developing bipartisan support for a supply-side
economic policy. After leaving the Treasury, he served as a consultant
to the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Commerce.
He has testified before committees of Congress on 30 occasions.
Dr. Roberts was president of the Inlet Beach Water Company, president
of Economic & Communication Services, advisor to J.P. Morgan asset
management, and a member of corporate and financial boards.
Dr. Roberts has held academic appointments at Virginia Tech, Tulane
University, University of New Mexico, Stanford University where he
was Senior Research Fellow in the Hoover Institution, George Mason
University where he had a joint appointment as professor of economics
and professor of business administration, and Georgetown University
where he held the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy in the
Center for Strategic and International Studies.
Dr. Roberts was awarded the Treasury Department’s Meritorious
Service Award for “his outstanding contributions to the formulation
of United States economic policy.”
In 1987 the French government recognized him as “the artisan
of a renewal in economic science and policy after half a century of
state interventionism” and inducted him into the Legion of Honor.
He is listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s
Who in the World.
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