National Economists Club

7/19: NEC w/SGE: Alex Brill, American Enterprise Institute

  • 19 Jul 2012
  • 12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
  • Chinatown Garden 618 H St NW Washington DC (Chinatown/Gallery Place Metro)


  • Members of SGE, NABE and certain other groups
  • This category of registration is for our larger institutional members only for registration. Regular members of NEC please use the MEMBER category to register.
  • Current Students with ID at the door
  • Registrant is a current member of the NEC.

Registration is closed

Alex Brill
Research Fellow
American Enterprise Institute

"Budgetary Landscape:  Cliffs, Mountains, and a Vast Wasteland"

Alex Brill, a former policy director and chief economist of the House Ways and Means Committee, also served on the staff of the President's Council of Economic Advisers (CEA). In Congress and at the CEA, Mr. Brill worked on a variety of economic and legislative policy issues, including dividend taxation, the alternative minimum tax, international tax policy, social security reform, defined benefit pension reform, and U.S. trade policy.

At AEI, Mr. Brill studies the impact of tax policy in the U.S. economy; the fiscal, economic, and political consequences of stimulus legislation; health care reform, pharmaceutical spending, unemployment insurance reform; and financial innovation and technology.


  • Adviser (tax policy), President's Fiscal Commission, 2010
  • Economic Policy Adviser, Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC, 2007-present
  • Policy Director and Chief Economist, Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, 2002-2007
  • Staff Economist, President's Council of Economic Advisers, 2001-2002
  • Research Assistant, AEI, 1997-99


M.A., mathematical finance, Boston University
B.A., economics, Tufts University

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