Hassett is an American economist and the Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers. He is known for his work on tax policy and for coauthoring the book Dow 36,000. Prior to becoming Chair of the Council of Economic Advisers, Hassett was the State Farm James Q. Wilson Chair in American Politics and Culture and Director of Research for Domestic Policy at the American Enterprise Institute, a conservative think tank. He was John McCain's chief economic adviser in the 2000 presidential primaries and an economic adviser to the campaigns of George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election and McCain in the presidential election of 2008.
Lecture will take place in the JFK Jr. Forum.