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James Kenneth Galbraith

Galbraith@mail.utexas.edu

Current Position: Lloyd M. Bentsen, Jr. Chair in Government/ Business Relations, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs, and Professor, Department of Government, The University of Texas at Austin.

Experience
: Chair, LBJ School Budget Council, 2002-2004. Director, Ph.D. program in Public Policy, 1995-1997; Professor, LBJ School of Public Affairs, 1990-2002, Associate Professor, 1986 - 1990; Visiting Associate 1985-86.

Visiting Scholar, The Brookings Institution, 1985.

Executive Director, Joint Economic Committee, Congress of the United States, 1981 - 1982; Deputy Director, 1983 - 1984.

Economist, Committee on Banking, Finance and Urban Affairs, United States House of Representatives, 1975-76 and 1977-80.

Visiting Lecturer, Department of Economics, University of Maryland, 1979-1980.

Teaching Fields: Macroeconomics; Inequality; Economic Development; Social Science Research Paradigms; History of Economic Thought; Microeconomic Policy Analysis.

Research Fields: Inequality; Macroeconomic policy; Comparative economic and development policy; Economics of Peace and Security.

Degrees:

Ph.D., Yale University, May 1981
M. Phil., Yale University, May 1978
M.A., Yale University, December 1977
A.B., Magna Cum Laude, Harvard University, June 1974.

Awards:

Carnegie Scholars Program, 2003-2004.
Fulbright Distinguished Lecturer, China, Summer 2001.
Marshall Scholar, King's College, University of Cambridge, England, 1974-75.
Texas Excellence in Teaching Award, 1990.

Outside Affiliations: Senior Scholar, Levy Economics Institute; Chair, Board of Directors, Economists for Peace and Security; Honoray Vice President, Americans for Democratic Action. Nonresident Fellow, Center for Global Development. Associate Member, Cambridge Center for Economic and Public Policy, University of Cambridge.


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