President, American Action Forum
Panelist, Strengthening & Growing America’s Economy
Dr. Douglas Holtz-Eakin has a distinguished record as an academic, policy adviser, and strategist. He is currently the president of the American Action Forum and most recently a commissioner on the congressionally chartered Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. He was the 6th director of the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO) from 2003 to 2005. Following his tenure at CBO, Dr. Holtz-Eakin was the director of the Maurice R. Greenberg Center for Geoeconomic Studies and the Paul A. Volcker Chair in International Economics at the Council on Foreign Relations. During 2007 and 2008, he was director of domestic and economic policy for the John McCain presidential campaign. Following the 2008 election, Dr. Holtz-Eakin was the president of DHE Consulting, an economic and policy consulting firm, providing insight and research to a broad cross-section of clients.
- Read Doug’s post, “Pro-Growth, Pro-American: How Immigration Helps All Americans Thrive,” on the Leading the Way Blog.