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He showed aptitude early in his childhood, when he translated the Talmud into Polish and Russian by age six and debated socialism at age nine.
He worked in jobs ranging from postal clerk to shoe salesman during his time at Columbia as a student before earning his B. Burns through his lectures Nixion burns 2012 one of two professors, the other being Homer Jonescredited by Milton Friedman as a key influence for his decision to become an economist.
Burns had convinced Friedman, Rutgers class ofthat modern economics could help end the Great Depression. As a doctoral student, he became a protege of Wesley Clair Mitchella founder and the chief economics researcher of the National Bureau of Economic Research. Inhe received the John Bates Clark endowed chair.
Often, he collaborated with Wesley Clair Mitchell, whose research directorate role he assumed from to Today, the NBER is still considered authoritative in dating recessions. In the late s, Burns asked Milton Friedmanthen a professor at the University of Chicagoto join the NBER as a researcher of the role of money in the business cycle.
Public service[ edit ] Counselor to the President[ edit ] Burns was appointed as Counselor to the President when Richard Nixon took office in The newly created position held cabinet rank and was meant as a placeholder until Burns could be appointed as Chair of the Federal Reserve. Burns advised Nixon on economic policy during his brief time in the White House.
He has a reputation of having been overly influenced by political pressure in his monetary policy decisions during his time as Chairman  and for supporting the policy, widely accepted in political and economic circles at the time, that Fed action should try to maintain an unemployment rate of around 4 percent.
After finally winning the presidential election ofNixon named Burns to the Fed Chairmanship in with instructions to ensure easy access to credit when Nixon was running for reelection in The President looked wild; talked like a desperate man; fulminated with hatred against the press; took some of us to task — apparently meaning me or [chairman of the Council of Economic Advisors, Paul] McCraken or both — for not putting a gay and optimistic face on every piece of economic news, however discouraging; propounded the theory that confidence can be best generated by appearing confident and coloring, if need be, the news.
From the Board of Governors meeting minutes of NovemberBurns believed that: However, the Federal Reserve could not do anything about those influences except to impose monetary restraint, and he did not believe the country was willing to accept for any long period an unemployment rate in the area of 6 percent.
Therefore, he believed that the Federal Reserve should not take on the responsibility for attempting to accomplish by itself, under its existing powers, a reduction in the rate of inflation to, say, 2 percent The only effective answer, in his opinion, lay in some form of incomes policy.
Negative economic events included multiple oil shocks and and heavy government deficits arising in part from the Vietnam War and Great Society government programs.
The Fed lied to reporter Bob Woodward as to the source of the bills. Burns stonewalled Congressional investigations about them and issued a directive to all Fed offices prohibiting any discussion of the subject.
From the AEI, Burns continued to influence public policy. He served in Bonn from June to May Posted on April 12, by admin (At this year’s Woodstock Writers Festival Gretchen Primack will teach a workshop on Friday, April 20th and lead a panel discussion on Saturday, April 21st.
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