Truman Medal for Economic Policy

Truman Medal For Economic Policy Private V.I.P. Reception

To take any and all measures necessary for a healthy economy.

Harry S. Truman

Private Reception – Truman Medal for Economic Policy
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Plan now to join us on October 14, 2015 for the 2015 Truman Medal for Economic Policy Award Luncheon honoring John B. Taylor. Dr. Taylor is the George P. Shultz Senior Fellow in Economics at the Hoover Institution and the Mary and Robert Raymond Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He chairs the Hoover Working Group on Economic Policy and is director of Stanford’s Introductory Economics Center.

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The Truman Medal for Economic Policy was created in 2005 to recognize extraordinary achievement in the formation and conduct of economic policy. The Medal is given biennially at an awards ceremony and luncheon in Kansas City, Missouri.

The Truman Medal for Economic Policy reflects on the creation of the Council of Economic Advisers (CEA) under President Harry S. Truman. The CEA was established by the Employment Act of 1946, which President Truman signed on February 20, 1946. The act committed the government, as Truman described it, “to take any and all measures necessary for a healthy economy.”

Truman Medal Recipients

2005      Alan Greenspan
2007      George P. Shultz
2009      Paul A. Volcker
2011      Allan H. Meltzer
2013      Alice M. Rivlin

Truman Medal Partners

Truman Library Institute
Economic Club of Kansas City
Henry W. Block School of Management
Missouri Council on Economic Education