Speaker: Dr. Joseph A. Pechman
Date: March 19, 1969
Economist and author who was influential in the U.S. economic and tax policy. Served as economist at the Office of Price Administration, Washington, DC (1941-1942). Assistant Director of Tax Advisory Staff at the U.S. Department of the Treasury (1946-1953). Member of Council of Economic Advisers (1954-1956). Member of the Committee for Economic Development, Washington, DC (1956-1960). Worked at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC, as the executive director of studies of government finance (1960-1970) and the director of economic studies program (1962-1989).