Laurence J. Kotlikoff is Professor of Economics at Boston University, Research Associate
of the National Bureau of Economic Research, Fellow of the Econometric Society, a
former member of the Executive Committee of the American Economic Association, and
President of Economic Security Planning, Inc., a company specializing in financial
Professor Kotlikoff received his B.A. in Economics from the University
of Pennsylvania in 1973 and his Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University in 1977.
From 1977 through 1983 he served on the faculties of economics of the University of
California, Los Angeles and Yale University. In 1981-82 Professor Kotlikoff was a Senior
Economist with the President's Council of Economic Advisers.
Professor Kotlikoff has
served as a consultant to many national and international government groups including the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank, the Organization for Economic Cooperation, the
Office of Management and Budget, the U.S. Department of Education, the U.S.
Department of Labor and many others. He has also served as a consultant to many business concerns including The American Council of Life Insurance, Merrill Lynch, Fidelity
Investments, AT&T, and other major U.S. corporations. Professor Kotlikoff has provided expert testimony on numerous occasions to committees of Congress including the Senate Finance
Committee, the House Ways and Means Committee, and the Joint Economic Committee.
In addition to his new book, The COMING GENERATIONAL STORM: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT AMERICA'S ECONOMIC FUTURE, co-authored with Scott Burns, Professor Kotlikoff is author of numerous books and articles on issues of deficits, generational accounting, the tax structure, social security,
pensions, saving, and insurance.
- ESSAYS ON SAVING, BEQUESTS, ALTRUISM, AND LIFE-CYCLE
- With Alan Auerbach, MACROECONOMICS: AN INTEGRATED APPROACH
- GENERATIONAL ACCOUNTING
- WHAT DETERMINES SAVINGS?
Alan Auerbach, DYNAMIC FISCAL POLICY
- With Daniel Smith, PENSIONS IN
THE AMERICAN ECONOMY
- With David Wise, THE WAGE CARROT AND THE
More from Laurence Kotlikoff: