Alan Krueger

Professor of Economics and Public Affairs
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Alan Krueger is the Bendheim Professor of Economics and Public Affairs.  He has published widely on the economics of education, terrorism, labor demand, income distribution, social insurance, labor market regulation and environmental economics.  He is the founding Director of the Princeton University Survey Research Center and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and of the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA).  Krueger is the author of numerous articles and has served as editor for many economic journals.  He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Russell Sage Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, and the American Institutes for Research.  In 1994-95 he served as Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor.  He is currently a member of the Executive Committee of the International /Economic Association and serves as chief economist for the National Council on Economic Education.  Krueger has received numerous fellowships and awards including being awarded the Kershaw Prize by the Association for Public Policy and Management in 1997, the Mahalanobis Memorial Medal by the Indian Econometric Society in 2001 and the IZA Prize in Labor Economics with David Card in 2006.  From May 2009-present, he has served as Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy, U.S. Department of the Treasury.  B.S., Cornell: A.M., Harvard; Ph.D., Harvard.