STATE OF THE SCHOOL ADDRESS
Dean and Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics
Glenn Hubbard became the dean of Columbia Business School on July 1, 2004. A Columbia faculty member since 1988, he also holds an appointment as a professor of economics at the University’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. He is currently co-director of the Richard Paul Richman Center for Business, Law, and Public Policy at Columbia University.
Dean Hubbard’s research spans tax policy, monetary economics, corporate finance, and international finance. In addition to writing more than 100 scholarly articles in economics and finance, Dean Hubbard is the author of three leading textbooks and is the coauthor of five other books, including the latest, Balance: The Economics of Great Powers from Ancient Rome to Modern America (Simon & Schuster, 2013). His commentaries appear frequently in such major media outlets as Businessweek and the New York Times.
Dean Hubbard served as deputy assistant secretary for tax policy at the US Treasury Department from 1991 to 1993. From February 2001 until March 2003, he was chairman of the US Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush. His responsibilities included advising the president on economic policy, tax and budget policy, emerging market financial issues, international finance, health care, and environmental policy.