Douglas Holtz-Eakin, PhD | A Second Opinion Podcast

Douglas Holtz-Eakin, PhD on Turning Academic Research into Effective Public Policy

Douglas Holtz-Eakin is the President of the American Action Forum.  An accomplished academic turned influential policymaker, he has served as Chief Economist of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers under President George W. Bush, and later as the 6th Director of the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office, which provides budgetary and policy analysis to the U.S. Congress.

You may remember Doug from his time on the campaign trail, where he was Policy Director for Senator John McCain 2008 presidential campaign.

Now, at the head of the American Action Forum, he and his team provide timely analysis and modern communications strategies to promote innovative, free-market solutions to build a stronger, more prosperous nation.