University of Chicago Professor of Economics Joins Bipartisan ACCF Center for Policy Research Board of Scholars

Washington, DC – The American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research (ACCF-CPR) announced today that Casey B. Mulligan, Professor of Economics at the University of Chicago and former Chief Economist of the White House Council of Economic Advisers under President Trump, has joined the organization’s Board of Scholars. Professor Mulligan’s research covers capital and labor taxation, the gender wage gap, health economics, Social Security, voting and the economics of aging.

“We are honored to add Professor Mulligan to our board of scholars, which includes many of the nation’s most prominent economists,” said ACCF-CPR President and CEO Mark Bloomfield. “His perspective and expertise are critical to the national dialogue on today’s policy challenges, particularly in the area of health care.”

Professor Mulligan has been a visiting professor teaching public economics at Harvard University, Clemson University, and the Irving B. Harris Graduate School of Public Policy Studies at the University of Chicago. He is affiliated with the National Bureau of Economic Research, the George J. Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State, and the Population Research Center. His commentaries have been featured in The New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, the New York Post, and the Chicago Tribune.

Since its inception, the ACCF-CPR has welcomed leading economists as members of its board of scholars. This distinguished board includes former Chairmen of the Council of Economic Advisers from Democrat and Republican administrations, former Directors of the Congressional Budget Office, a former Federal Reserve Board Member, and the President of the National Bureau of Economic Research. See full list of the ACCF Center for Policy Research Board of Scholars.

“The ACCF is well known as a bipartisan authority for leading important policy discussions.” Mulligan said. “I look forward to lending my voice and joining the discussion with so many of my respected academic peers.”

The American Council for Capital Formation Center for Policy Research is a nonprofit, nonpartisan economic policy organization dedicated to the advocacy of pro-growth tax, energy, environmental, regulatory, trade and economic policies that encourage saving and investment.