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Richard Cooper

Richard Cooper Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics, Harvard University


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Richard Cooper is the Maurits C. Boas Professor of International Economics at Harvard University. Dr. Cooper also served as chairman of the National Intelligence Council, from 1995 to 1997; chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston, from 1990 to 1992; Under Secretary of State for Economic Affairs, from 1977 to 1981; and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Monetary Affairs, from 1965 to 1966. Previously, he was the Frank Altschul Professor of International Economics, from 1966 to 1977, and Provost, from 1972 to 1974 at Yale University and senior staff economist at the Council of Economic Advisers, from 1961 to 1963. Dr. Cooper is on the board of trustees for the Center for Naval Analyses. He was a Marshall Scholar and the recipient of the National Intelligence Distinguished Service Medal. He received an A.B. from Oberlin College, an M.Sc. from the London School of Economics and Political Science, and a Ph.D. from Harvard. He is a member of the Aspen Strategy Group.