Biographical Sketches of Panel Members and Staff
ROBERT E. BALDWIN is Hilldale professor of economics at the University of Wisconsin and a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and director of NBER's project on U.S. trade relations. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University and taught at Harvard and the University of California at Los Angeles before moving to Wisconsin. He previously served as the chief economist in the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative and the Shelby Cullon and Katheryn Davis visiting professor of international economics at the Graduate Institute of International Studies in Geneva. He has published numerous articles in various professional journals in the fields of international trade and economic development and is the author of several books, including The Political Economy of U.S. Import Policy (1985) and Trade Policy in a Changing World Economy (1988). He has served as a consultant on trade matters for numerous national and international organizations including the United Nations, the World Bank, and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development. He is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the Advisory Committee of the Institute for International Economics.
ANDREW F. BRIMMER is the president of Brimmer & Company, Inc., and Wilmer D. Barrett professor of economics at the University of Massachusetts. He received a Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University. Previously, he was a member of the Board of
Governors of the Federal Reserve System and the Thomas Henry Carroll visiting professor at the Graduate School of Business Administration of Harvard University. He currently serves on the board of directors of numerous corporations and is a member of numerous professional organizations. He holds 22 honorary degrees from universities and colleges.
ROSANNE COLE is the Director of Economic Research and Forecasting at IBM Corporation. She holds an A.B. in mathematics from Miami University and a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University. Prior to joining IBM, she served on the staff of the National Bureau of Economic Research. She is a member of a number of advisory committees to federal statistical agencies. At IBM, she is responsible for economic studies of the information industry, tracking industry developments, and for forecasts of the impact of changes in general economic conditions and government policies on industry growth.
RICHARD N. COOPER is the Maurits C. Boas professor of international economics at Harvard University. He previously served as Under Secretary for Economic Affairs in the U.S. State Department (1977-1981), Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Monetary Affairs (1965-1966), and senior staff economist for the Council of Economic Advisers (1961-1963). He was also provost and professor of international economics at Yale University. He currently serves as chair, Federal Reserve Bank of Boston; chair, advisory committee, and director, Institute for International Economics; and chair, Executive Panel to Chief of Naval Operations. He also serves on the board of directors of a number of corporations and is a member of the Trilateral Commission and the Council on Foreign Relations. He received an A.B. from Oberlin College, an M.Sc. (Econ.) from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. from Harvard University. He has published over 300 articles and books, including The International Monetary System and Economic Policy in an Interdependent World.
JACOB DEUTCH is a consultant on quality control and statistical surveys and an adjunct faculty member in economics at the Johns Hopkins University and the University of Maryland (Baltimore County). He holds master 's degrees from the Johns Hopkins University in management science, liberal arts, and education. He entered government service as a policy analyst with the Social Security Administation and retired as chief of Evaluation and Measurement Systems.
DAVID T. DEVLIN is a vice president of Citibank and Deputy Senior Adviser for International Operations, which is responsible for setting limits on Citibank cross-border exposure in some 100 countries. He has also been involved with organizing Citibank businesses with foreign financial institutions and central banks, as well as foreign governments. Previously, he served as chief of operations in setting up the Institute of International Finance in Washington, which monitors economic developments in some 50 countries for major international banks. Prior to joining Citibank, he was associate director for international economics at the Bureau of Economic Analysis of the Department of Commerce and chief of the Balance of Payments Division of the Federal Reserve Bank of New York. He has a Ph.D. in economics from Columbia University.
EDWIN D. GOLDFIELD is a senior associate on the staff of the Committee on National Statistics. He was director of the committee from 1978 to 1987. His earlier career at the Bureau of the Census included serving as program coordinator of the decennial census, chief of the Statistical Reports Division, assistant director of the Bureau, and head of the Bureau's International Statistics Program Center. His other positions included staff director of the U.S. House of Representatives Subcommittee on Census and Statistics, consultant to the Social Science Research Council and Mutual Security Agency, and a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of the International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. He is a past president of the Washington Statistical Society and a fellow of the American Statistical Association and a past member of its board of directors.
A. BLANTON GODFREY is chair and chief executive officer of Juran Institute, Inc. Prior to joining Juran Institute, he was with AT &T Bell Laboratories, where he headed the quality theory and technology department, which is responsible for applied research in the areas of quality, reliability, and productivity. He holds a B.S. in physics from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University and an M.S. and a Ph.D. in statistics from Florida State University. He is an adjunct associate professor in the School of Engineering at Columbia University. He is a fellow of the American Statistical Association, a fellow of the American Society for Quality Control, a member of Sigma Xi, an academician of the International Academy for Quality, and a member of the American Association for the Advancement of Science. He contributed
to the creation of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award and served as a judge for the first 3 years of the award.
JERRY A. HAUSMAN is professor of economics at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His research specialties are econometrics and applied microeconomics. He was an undergraduate at Brown University and did his graduate work at Oxford University, where he was a Marshall Scholar. He has served as a consultant to numerous government agencies, and he was a member of the Committee on National Statistics from 1985 to 1989. He received the John Bates Clark Award of the American Economic Association in 1985 and the Frisch Medal of the Econometrics Society in 1985.
THOMAS B. JABINE is a statistical consultant who specializes in sampling, survey research methods, and statistical policy. He was formerly a statistical policy expert for the Energy Information Administration, chief mathematical statistician for the Social Security Administration, and chief of the Statistical Research Division of the Census Bureau. He has a B.S. in mathematics and an M.S. in economics and science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is a member of the International Statistical Institute and a fellow of the American Statistical Association.
HELEN B. JUNZ is Special Trade Representative and director of the Geneva Office of the International Monetary Fund (IMF). She joined the IMF as a senior adviser in the European Department and served as deputy director of the Exchange and Trade Relations Department prior to her present appointment. She received an M.A. in economics from the New School for Social Research. Before joining the IMF, she held the positions of economic adviser, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD); adviser, Division of International Finance, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System; senior international economist, U.S. Council of Economic Advisers; Deputy Assistant Secretary for Commodities and Natural Resources, U.S. Department of the Treasury; vice president, First National Bank of Chicago; and vice president, Townsend-Greenspan and Company, Inc., New York.
ANNE Y. KESTER served as study director of the Panel on Foreign Trade Statistics and is currently directing a study on U.S. international capital flows at the National Research Council. While serving at the National Research Council, she has been on leave
from the U.S. General Accounting Office (GAO), where she holds a position of assistant director. Before joining GAO, she was a research associate at the Graduate School of Business Administration at Harvard University and a senior management consultant at a Harvard-affiliated consulting firm. Prior to that, she served as an economic consultant to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, several research institutions, and various corporations. She received an M.A. in public policy and administration and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Wisconsin.
ROBERT Z. LAWRENCE is Albert L. Williams professor of international trade and investment at the John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University. He received a B.A. in economics from the University of Witwatersrand, South Africa, and an M.A. in international relations and a Ph.D. in economics from Yale University. He was a research associate and senior fellow in the Economic Studies Program at the Brookings Institution, an instructor at Yale University, and a professorial lecturer at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies. He has served as a consultant to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, and the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development. He is a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. He is the author of several books.
EDWARD E. LEAMER is Chauncey Medberry professor of management at the Anderson School of Management, University of California, Los Angeles. Previously, he was professor and chair in the Department of Economics at UCLA. Prior to that he taught at Harvard University. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a fellow of the Econometric Society. He is a research associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and coeditor of the Journal of International Economics. He received an M.A. in mathematics and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Michigan.
SAMUEL PIZER has been a consultant to the International Monetary Fund for a number of years, serving at various times as the director of the technical staff and member of the Working Party on the Discrepancy in the World Current Account, consultant to the Managing Director, and consultant to the Working Party on the Measurement of International Capital Flows. Previously, he was senior adviser, associate adviser, and senior economist for the Division of International Finance at the Federal Reserve Board.
Earlier, he worked at the Department of Commerce and served as assistant chief of the Balance of Payments Division. He has a B.A. and an M.A. from the George Washington University.
S. JAMES PRESS is professor of statistics at the University of California, Riverside. He served as a member of the Committee on National Statistics for 6 years and has served on four of its scientific study panels. He received a Ph.D. from Stanford University in statistics. He has taught at Yale University, the University of Chicago, the University of British Columbia, and the London School of Economics and Political Science.
W. ALLEN SPIVEY is C.E. Griffin distinguished professor of business administration and professor of statistics at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. His previous appointments include teaching at the London School of Economics, Harvard University, and at the Kyoto American Studies Seminar in Japan as a Fulbright professor. He has also lectured at the European Business School (INSEAD) in Fontainebleau, France, and at the London Business School. He has served as an associate editor of the Journal of Business and Economic Statistics and of Management Science and as a consultant and proposal referee for the Ford Foundation and the National Science Foundation. He is a Fellow of the American Statistical Association and of the Royal Statistical Society (Great Britain).
ELLEN TENENBAUM is a public policy analyst at Westat, Inc. While at the National Research Council, in addition to this study, she served as a consultant to the Committee on Mandatory Retirement in Higher Education and the Panel on Statistics on Supply and Demand for Precollege Science and Mathematics Teachers. She holds an M.A. in public policy from the University of California, Berkeley.
MARTIN B. WILK is an adjunct professor at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. He was previously consultant to Deputy Minister, Revenue Canada, and chief statistician of Statistics Canada. He previously taught at Rutgers University. He received a Ph.D. in statistics from Iowa State University. He is a member of many other professional associations, an elected member of the International Statistical Institute, an honorary fellow of the Royal Statistical Society, and an honorary member of the Statistical Society of Canada.