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Keith Hall

Keith Hall

Tad and Dianne Taube Policy Fellow
Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR)


Keith Hall has more than 25 years of public service, most recently as the ninth Director of the Congressional Budget Office.  He also served as the Chief Economist and Director of Economics at the International Trade Commission (ITC), a senior research fellow at George Mason University’s Mercatus Center, the thirteenth Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Chief Economist for the White House’s Council of Economic Advisers, the Chief Economist for the Department of Commerce, a senior international economist for the ITC, an assistant professor at the University of Arkansas, and an international economist at the Department of Treasury. In those positions, he worked on a wide variety of topics, including labor market analysis and policy, economic conditions and measurement, macroeconomic analysis and forecasting, international economics and policy, and computational partial equilibrium modeling. He earned his Ph.D. and M.S. in economics from Purdue University.

Focal Areas: 
Money and Finance
Taxes and Public Spending