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Alan Blinder

Economic Commentator at CNBC, Former Vice Chairman at the Board of Governors for the Federal Reserve and Princeton University Professor

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 Alan Blinder Biography

Alan S. Blinder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and Co-Director of Princetons Center for Economic Policy Studies, which he founded in 1990. He is also Vice Chairman of the Promontory Interfinancial Network.

Blinder served as vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from June 1994 until January 1996. In this position, he represented the Fed at various international meetings, and was a member of the Board's committees on Bank Supervision and Regulation, Consumer and Community Affairs and Derivative Instruments. He also chaired the Board in the Chairman's absence. He speaks frequently to financial and other audiences.

Before becoming a member of the Board, Blinder served as a member of President Clinton's original Council of Economic Advisers from January 1993 until June 1994. There he was in charge of the Administration's macroeconomic forecasting and also worked intensively on budget, international trade and health care issues. During the 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns, he was an economic adviser to Al Gore and John Kerry, and he continues to advise numerous Democratic politicians. He also served briefly as deputy assistant director of the Congressional Budget Office when that agency started in 1975, and testifies frequently before Congress on a wide variety of public policy issues.

Blinder was born on October 14, 1945, in Brooklyn, New York. He earned his A.B. at Princeton University in 1967, M.Sc. at London School of Economics in 1968, and Ph.D. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1971all in economics. Blinder has taught at Princeton since 1971, and chaired the Department of Economics from 1988 to 1990.

Blinder is the author or co-author of 17 books, including the textbook Economics: Principles and Policy (with William J. Baumol), now in its 11th edition, from which well over two million college students have learned introductory economics. He has also written scores of scholarly articles on such topics as fiscal policy, monetary policy, and the distribution of income. He is also a regular columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and appears frequently on PBS, CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV and elsewhere.

Blinder was previously president of the Eastern Economic Association and vice president of the American Economic Association. He is a member of the board of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Economic Club of New York, the Bretton Woods Committee, and the Bellagio Group and a former governor of the American Stock Exchange. Blinder also serves on academic advisory panels for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Hamilton Project.

He has been elected to the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Blinder and his wife, Madeline, live in Princeton, NJ. They have two sons, Scott and William, and two grandsons, Malcolm and Levi.

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After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

After the Music Stopped: The Financial Crisis, the Response, and the Work Ahead

Rethinking the Financial Crisis

Rethinking the Financial Crisis

The Quiet Revolution

The Quiet Revolution

The Fabulous Decade: Macroeconomic Lessons from the 1990s

The Fabulous Decade: Macroeconomic Lessons from the 1990s

Central Banking in Theory and Practice (text only) by A.S.Blinder

Central Banking in Theory and Practice (text only) by A.S.Blinder

Asking about Prices: A New Approach to Understanding Price Stickiness

Asking about Prices: A New Approach to Understanding Price Stickiness

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  • Take a Deep Breath: How to Restore Confidence in the Economy and Markets

    Psychology has overwhelmed economics. What started last summer as a problem in the mortgage market has now spread into a worldwide financial panic. Financial markets live or die on confidence and while confidence is draining from the system, we all need to take a deep breath. Alan Binder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics at Princeton University, accomplished author and regular commentator on CNBC. He outlines for audiences a clear plan to restore international confidence in the economy and financial markets including the need for the world's leading central banks and treasuries to restore the public trust, the nation's financial houses to use the breathing space theyve been given by the federal government and put themselves in order, and financial leadership from Washington, DC.

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Alan Blinder

Economic Commentator at CNBC, Former Vice Chairman at the Board of Governors for the Federal Reserve and Princeton University Professor

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Alan Blinder Biography

Alan S. Blinder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics and Public Affairs at Princeton University and Co-Director of Princetons Center for Economic Policy Studies, which he founded in 1990. He is also Vice Chairman of the Promontory Interfinancial Network.

Blinder served as vice chairman of the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System from June 1994 until January 1996. In this position, he represented the Fed at various international meetings, and was a member of the Board's committees on Bank Supervision and Regulation, Consumer and Community Affairs and Derivative Instruments. He also chaired the Board in the Chairman's absence. He speaks frequently to financial and other audiences.

Before becoming a member of the Board, Blinder served as a member of President Clinton's original Council of Economic Advisers from January 1993 until June 1994. There he was in charge of the Administration's macroeconomic forecasting and also worked intensively on budget, international trade and health care issues. During the 2000 and 2004 presidential campaigns, he was an economic adviser to Al Gore and John Kerry, and he continues to advise numerous Democratic politicians. He also served briefly as deputy assistant director of the Congressional Budget Office when that agency started in 1975, and testifies frequently before Congress on a wide variety of public policy issues.

Blinder was born on October 14, 1945, in Brooklyn, New York. He earned his A.B. at Princeton University in 1967, M.Sc. at London School of Economics in 1968, and Ph.D. at Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1971all in economics. Blinder has taught at Princeton since 1971, and chaired the Department of Economics from 1988 to 1990.

Blinder is the author or co-author of 17 books, including the textbook Economics: Principles and Policy (with William J. Baumol), now in its 11th edition, from which well over two million college students have learned introductory economics. He has also written scores of scholarly articles on such topics as fiscal policy, monetary policy, and the distribution of income. He is also a regular columnist for The Wall Street Journal, and appears frequently on PBS, CNBC, CNN, Bloomberg TV and elsewhere.

Blinder was previously president of the Eastern Economic Association and vice president of the American Economic Association. He is a member of the board of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Economic Club of New York, the Bretton Woods Committee, and the Bellagio Group and a former governor of the American Stock Exchange. Blinder also serves on academic advisory panels for the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and the Hamilton Project.

He has been elected to the American Philosophical Society, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Academy of Political and Social Science.

Blinder and his wife, Madeline, live in Princeton, NJ. They have two sons, Scott and William, and two grandsons, Malcolm and Levi.

Alan Blinder Videos

  • Prof. Alan Blinder on the state of the nation's economy - YouTube
  • Monetary Policy Exit -- Vox Views with Alan Blinder - YouTube
  • Alan Blinder on "Free Trade and Outsourcing" - YouTube

Alan Blinder Books

Alan Blinder Speaking Topics

  • Take a Deep Breath: How to Restore Confidence in the Economy and Markets

    Psychology has overwhelmed economics. What started last summer as a problem in the mortgage market has now spread into a worldwide financial panic. Financial markets live or die on confidence and while confidence is draining from the system, we all need to take a deep breath. Alan Binder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics at Princeton University, accomplished author and regular commentator on CNBC. He outlines for audiences a clear plan to restore international confidence in the economy and financial markets including the need for the world's leading central banks and treasuries to restore the public trust, the nation's financial houses to use the breathing space theyve been given by the federal government and put themselves in order, and financial leadership from Washington, DC.

FAQs on booking Alan Blinder

  • How to book Alan Blinder?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Alan Blinder for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Alan Blinder, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Alan Blinder or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Alan Blinder?

    Booking fees for Alan Blinder, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Alan Blinder, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Alan Blinder?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Alan Blinder for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Alan Blinder for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Alan Blinder or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Alan Blinder or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

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Alan Blinder Speaker Videos

  • Prof. Alan Blinder on the state of the nation's economy - YouTube
    Monetary Policy Exit -- Vox Views with Alan Blinder - YouTube
  • Alan Blinder on "Free Trade and Outsourcing" - YouTube

Alan Blinder Speaking Topics

  • Take a Deep Breath: How to Restore Confidence in the Economy and Markets

    Psychology has overwhelmed economics. What started last summer as a problem in the mortgage market has now spread into a worldwide financial panic. Financial markets live or die on confidence and while confidence is draining from the system, we all need to take a deep breath. Alan Binder is the Gordon S. Rentschler Memorial Professor of Economics at Princeton University, accomplished author and regular commentator on CNBC. He outlines for audiences a clear plan to restore international confidence in the economy and financial markets including the need for the world's leading central banks and treasuries to restore the public trust, the nation's financial houses to use the breathing space theyve been given by the federal government and put themselves in order, and financial leadership from Washington, DC.

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