Professor John B Taylor
John B. Taylor is the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University and the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow at the Hoover Institution. He is widely recognized for path-breaking research in macroeconomics, monetary economics, and international economics. He is currently President of the Mont Pelerin Society and recently served on the Eminent Persons Group on Global Financial Governance created by the G20. He served as senior economist on the President’s Council of Economic Advisers from 1976-77, as a Member of the Council from 1989-91, and as Under Secretary of Treasury for International Affairs from 2001-05. He received the Alexander Hamilton Award and the Treasury Distinguished Service Award at the US Treasury, and the Medal of the Republic of Uruguay for his work in resolving the 2002 financial crisis. He received the Truman Medal for Economic Policy for extraordinary policy contributions, the Bradley Prize for economic research and policy achievements, the Hayek Prize for his book, First Principles, and Adam Smith Awards from the National Association for Business Economics and the Association of Private Enterprise Education. Taylor received Stanford’s Hoagland Prize and Rhodes Prize for excellence in undergraduate teaching and the Economics Department Distinguished Faculty Teaching Award. Taylor received a BA in economics summa cum laude from Princeton and a PhD in economics from Stanford.