Laura D'Andrea Tyson
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Laura Tyson (b. June 28, 1947, New Jersey) is an US economist and former Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors. She also served as Director of the National Economic Council. She is currently Dean of the London Business School.
From 1998 to 2001, she was Dean of the Haas School of Business at the University of California, Berkeley. Tyson served in the Clinton Administration as Chairman of the President's Council of Economic Advisors from 1993 to 1995 and Director of the National Economic Council from 1995 to 1996. She has been a member of the Council on Foreign Relations since 1987, a Director of AT&T Inc. since 1999 and a Director of Eastman Kodak.
Tyson graduated summa cum laude with a B.A. in economics from Smith College in 1969 and earned her Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in 1974. She joined the faculty of the economics department at Princeton University in 1974 and remained in the position until 1977 when she became a professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley. She was appointed a professor of business administration in 1990.
- Tyson, Laura D. Who's Bashing Whom: Trade Conflict in High Technology Industries. Paperback ed. Washington, D.C.: Institute for International Economics, 1992.