Who Is Alan Krueger; Bio, Wiki, Wife, Children, Economist, Death, Cause of Death, Books, Net worth


Alan Krueger Wiki

Alan Krueger (Alan Bennett Krueger) was an American economist – a Princeton University labour-market economist who served as a top economic adviser to President Obama. He was born on 17th September 1960 in Livingston, NJ and died on 17th March 2019 at the age of 58.

He also served as an economist in the Labor and Treasury departments, specialized in workforce economics. He conducted influential research on the opioid epidemic and showed that raising the minimum wage need not cost jobs.

Alan Krueger Family

Alan Krueger Wife

Alan was married to Lisa Simon

Alan Krueger Children

Alan and his wife had two children, Benjamin Krueger and Sydney Krueger.

Alan Krueger Education

Alan graduated from Livingston High School in 1979. He later joined Cornell University School of Industrial & Labor Relations graduating in 1983 with a B.S. degree (with honours). In 1985 he received A.M. in Economics from Harvard University and later a PhD in Economics from Harvard University in 1987.

Alan Krueger Princeton University

Alan held a joint appointment in the Economics Department and Woodrow Wilson School at Princeton University since 1987. He is the founding Director of the Princeton University Survey Research Center.

Alan Krueger Economist

In 1992 he was named a Sloan Fellow in Economics and an NBER Olin Fellow in 1989-90. In 1996 he was elected a Fellow of the Econometric Society and a fellow of the Society of Labor Economists in 2005.

In 1997 he was awarded the Kershaw Prize by the Association for Public Policy and Management for distinguished contributions to public policy analysis by someone under the age of 40. He was also awarded the Mahalanobis Memorial Medal by the Indian Econometric Society in 2001.

He was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences in 2002, and in 2003 he was elected a fellow of the American Academy of Political and Social Science.
He received the IZA Prize in Labor Economics with David Card in 2006. He was awarded the Moynihan Prize by the American Academy of Political and Social Science in 2017.

In 2017 he became the Vice President of the American Economic Association and had been a member of the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association and International Economic Association from 2005 until 2007.
Since February 2017 he had been a member of the Board of Directors of BNP Paribas USA. He has also been a member of the Board of directors of the Russell Sage Foundation, MacArthur Foundation, and the American Institutes for Research.

Alan also served as a member of the editorial board of Science (2001-09), editor of the Journal of Economic Perspectives (1996-2002) and co-editor of the Journal of the European Economic Association (2003-05).

Kruger was also a regular contributor to the “Economic Scene” column and Economix blog in the New York Times from 2000 to 2009.

Alan Krueger Barack Obama

Alan Krueger served as Chairman of President Barack Obama’s Council of Economic Advisers and a Member of the Cabinet from 2011 to 2013. He had previously served as s Assistant Secretary for Economic Policy and Chief Economist of the U.S. Department of the Treasury in 2009-10 and as Chief Economist at the U.S. Department of Labor in 1994-1995.

Alan Krueger Books

  1. 2007: What Makes A Terrorist?
  2. 2012: Explorations in Economics
  3. 2003: Inequality in America: What Role for Human Capital Policies?
  4. 2019:Rockonomics: A Backstage Tour of What the Music Industry Can Teach Us about Economics and Life
  5. 2019: Rockonomics How Music Explains Everything (about the Economy)

Alan Krueger Net worth

Alan had not made his net worth public.

Alan Krueger Death

Kruger died on 17th March 2019 his death was announced by Princeton University who released a statement saying:

“Princeton University is saddened to share that Alan Krueger, James Madison Professor of Political Economy, passed away over the weekend. Alan was recognized as a true leader in his field, known and admired for both his research and teaching.

In addition to his scholarship, Alan’s life exemplified a commitment to public service. His contributions to the nation included serving as President Clinton’s Chief Economist at the Department of Labor and as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy and chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers under President Obama.

A valued member of the Princeton University community for over three decades, Alan will be deeply missed by his students and colleagues. The University asks that the privacy of the Krueger family be respected at this difficult time.

Information regarding a public celebration of Professor Krueger’s life and legacy will be released at a future date. For further inquiries please contact the Princeton University Department of Communications at mediarelations@princeton.edu.”

Alan Krueger Cause of Death/ How Did Alan Krueger Die

Alan’s cause of death has not been made public yet.

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