FACTSHEET: Lawrence Lindsey
President & CEO, Lindsey Group.
Former Advisory Board Member, Enron Corp. Former Consultant, Enron. Visiting Scholar, American Enterprise Institute. Chief economic adviser, George W. Bush Campaign, 1999-2000. Former Director, National Economic Council. Managing director, Economic Strategies(1997-2001). Governor, Federal Reserve System (1991-1997). Former staff, Heritage Foundation.
Lindsey has been an economic advisor to President Reagan and both President Bushes. Lindsey, who had been a highly paid Enron Consultant just the year before, led a fall 2001 White House study into the "possible economic consequences of an Enron failure,,,suggest [ing] that concern for the company and the consequences of its collapse were more widely discussed than the White House has been willing to acknowledge. " (James Toedtman, NewsDay, January 17, 2002) Lindsey was paid $50,000 by Enron in 2000 "for providing 'macroeconomic advice' as a member of the company's advisory council." (Newsday, January 17, 2002).
Ph.D., economics, Harvard University M.A., economics, Harvard University A.B., magna cum laude, Bowdoin College Research interests include tax policy, monetary policy, international economic development and fiscal policy.