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R. Glenn Hubbard (born September 4, 1958 in Apopka,
Florida) is an American economist. He is Dean of the Columbia
University Graduate School of Business,
where he is also Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics. 
Hubbard is a Visiting Scholar at the American Enterprise
Institute, where he studies tax policy and health care.
Professor Hubbard received his B.A. and B.S.
degrees summa cum laude from the University of Central
Florida in 1979, and his Ph.D. in economics from Harvard
University in 1983.
Hubbard has been at Columbia University since 1988.
From February 2001 until March 2003, he was chairman of the Council of
Economic Advisors under President George W. Bush.
He was named dean of Columbia Business School on
July 1, 2004.
He was tipped by some media outlets to be a candidate for the
position of Chairman of the Federal Reserve when Alan Greenspan
retired, although he was not nominated for the position.
A supply-side economist, he was
instrumental in the design of the 2003
Bush Tax cuts.
Professor Hubbard is married to Constance Hubbard, and has two
sons. His brother, Gregg Hubbard, is the keyboardist for the country band, Sawyer Brown.
On January 11, 2006, it was announced that he has been tapped to
serve on the advisory board of a think tank formed by the Federal Reserve Bank of
Dallas to study the impact of globalization on the international
Hubbard was an economic advisor to the 2008 presidential
campaign of Mitt Romney.
He serves as Co-Chair of the Committee on
Capital Markets Regulation.
In the spring of 2006, Columbia Business school students
produced a parody video, "Every breath Bernanke takes", describing
Hubbard's supposed disappointment at not receiving the nomination
to be Chairman of the Federal Reserve. The video is a mock music
video remix of The
Police's song "Every Breath You Take". The
comedy troupe which produced the video also made one in 2005 about
Hubbard, playing off the Vanilla Ice song "Ice Ice Baby". These videos have been
popularized by Internet sites and blogs.
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Glenn Hubbard, Ph.D., age 50, has been the Dean of the Graduate
School of Business at Columbia University since 2004 and the
Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance and Economics since 1994.
Dr. Hubbard has been a professor of the Graduate School of Business
at Columbia University since 1988. He is also a visiting scholar
and Director of the Tax Policy Program for the American Enterprise
Institute, and was a member of the Panel of Economic Advisers for
the Congressional Budget Office from 2004 to 2006. From 2001 to
2003, Dr. Hubbard served as Chairman of the U.S. Council of
Economic Advisers and as Chairman of the Economic Policy Committee
of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. Dr.
Hubbard is a member of the Board of Directors of Automatic Data
Processing, Inc., BlackRock Closed-End Funds, Capmark Financial
Corporation, Duke Realty Corporation, KKR Financial Corporation and Ripplewood
Holdings. He is also a Director or Trustee of the Economic Club of
New York, Tax Foundation, Resources for the Future, Manhattan
Council and Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church, New York, and a
member of the Advisory Board of the National Center on Addiction
and Substance Abuse... Director of MetLife and Metropolitan Life
Insurance Company since February 2007."
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Takes. April 21, 2006. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipJTqCbETog. Retrieved 2009-11-16.
"Columbia Business School Spring 2006 Follies spoof on The Police's
"Every Breath You Take" featuring imitation Dean Glenn Hubbard and
Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke"