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Jagadeesh Gokhale  

Widely Recognized as One of the Nation's Leading Economist on Fiscal Policy Reform

Jagadeesh Gokhale is widely recognized as one of the nation's leading economists and is an expert on entitlement reform, labor productivity and compensation, U.S. fiscal policy and the impact of fiscal policy on future generations. He works with Cato's Project on Social Security Choice to develop reforms for programs such as Social Security and Medicare. Jagadeesh Gokhale served in 2002 as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Treasury and in 2003 as a visiting scholar with the American Enterprise Institute (AEI). Gokhale was the senior economic adviser to the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland from 1990 to 2003. His most recent book, Fiscal and Generational Imbalances: New Budget Measures for New Budget Priorities, coauthored with Kent Smetters, drew widespread attention when it was published by American Enterprise Institute after the Bush administration declined to include it in the federal budget document for which it had been commissioned. Jagadeesh Gokhale has published several papers in such top-tier journals as the American Economic Review, Journal of Economic Perspectives, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics, Brookings Papers on Economic Activity, and in publications of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Federal Reserve Bank of Cleveland. Jagadeesh Gokhale holds a Ph.D. in economics from Boston University.

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