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Murray Lew Weidenbaum

In office
1969 – 1971
President Richard Nixon
Succeeded by Edgar Fiedler

Nationality American
Occupation economist

Murray Lew Weidenbaum (born 1927), United States is an American economist. He is currently the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Honorary Chairman of the Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis. He has served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy (1969-1971). He was chairman of President Ronald Reagan's first Council of Economic Advisors from 1981-1982.

He received a B.B.A. from City College of New York, an M.A. from Columbia University, and a Ph.D. from Princeton University. He has been a faculty member at Washington University in St. Louis since 1964 and was the Chairman of the Economics Department from 1966 to 1969. In 1975 he helped found the Center for the Study of American Business at Washington University, which was later renamed The Weidenbaum Center in his honor.

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