Robert Auerbach

Prof. Robert Auerbach, of LBJ School of Public Affairs, Univ. of Texas at Austin, is the author of the book Deception and Abuse at the Fed: Henry B. Gonzalez Battles Alan Greenspan’s Bank. Auerbach was an economist with the House banking committee during four Federal Reserve Chairmen, including Paul Volcker and Alan Greenspan. He also served as an economist in the U.S. Treasury's Office of Domestic Monetary Affairs during the first Reagan administration and as a financial economist with the U.S. Federal Reserve System. Auerbach has been a professor of economics at the American University in Washington, D.C. (1976-83), and a professor of economics and finance at the University of California-Riverside (1983-93). He received two Masters Degrees in economics (University of Chicago and Roosevelt University), and a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago, where he studied under Milton Friedman. He has written numerous articles and two textbooks in banking and financial markets.