|Name||Edward M. Gramlich|
Rochester, New York , United States
|| June 18, 1939
|Died||September 05, 2007
|Last Modifed||Thomas Walker|
Sep 05, 2007 03:06pm
|Info||Edward M. Gramlich hails from Rochester, New York. He received his B.A. from Williams College and M.A. and Ph.D. from Yale University. |
Dr. Gramlich has had a 30-year career at the University of Michigan. He is now the Interim Provost and Executive Vice President for Academic Affairs. He is also the Richard A. Musgrave Collegiate Professor of Public Policy. He served as Dean of the School of Public Policy from 1995 to 1997. He also served as Professor of Economics and Public Policy (1976-97), Chair of the Economics Department (1983-86) (1989-90), and Director of the Institute of Public Policy Studies (1979-83) (1991-95).
Dr. Gramlich has extensive governmental experience. From 1997 to 2004, he was a member of the Federal Reserve Board of Governors. From 1994 to 1995, he served as Chair of the Quadrennial Advisory Council on Social Security, a body established to examine the actuarial finances of social security and to suggest policy changes. In 1986-87, Dr. Gramlich was both Deputy and Acting Director of the Congressional Budget Office. He has also served as Director of the Policy Research Division at the Office of Economic Opportunity, Senior Fellow at the Brookings Institution and in the Research Division at the Federal Reserve Board.
Dr. Gramlich has done policy and research work on a wide range of issues. At the Federal Reserve Board he was the leading authority on low-income lending and Community Reinvestment, along with being chair of the Airline Loan Guarantee Board. Earlier, he was the staff director for the Economic Study Commission of major league baseball. He is in his second edition of a popular text on benefit-cost analysis, and has also authored several other books and many articles on topics such as macroeconomics, budget policy, income redistribution, fiscal federalism, social security, the economics of professional sports, low income lending and airlines.
Dr. Gramlich and his wife, Ruth, have two children, Sarah and Robert, both married, and five grandchildren.