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Murray Lew Weidenbaum
|12th Chairperson of the Council of Economic Advisers|
February 27, 1981 – August 25, 1982
|Preceded by||Charles Schultze|
|Succeeded by||Martin Feldstein|
|United States Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy|
|Succeeded by||Edgar Fiedler|
|Born||February 10, 1927|
Bronx, New York City
|Died||March 20, 2014 (aged 87)|
|Alma mater||City College of New York (B.A.)|
Columbia University (M.A.)
Princeton University (Ph.D.)
Murray Lew Weidenbaum (February 10, 1927 – March 20, 2014), was an American economist. He was the Edward Mallinckrodt Distinguished University Professor and Honorary Chairman of the Murray Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis.
He has served as Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy (19691971). He was chairman of President Ronald Reagan's first Council of Economic Advisors from 1981–1982.