Charles Schultze is a senior fellow emeritus in the Economic Studies program at Brookings. From 1987 through 1990 he was the director of the Economic Studies program, and a senior fellow from 1968 to 1977 and 1981 to 1987. In 1984, He served as president of the American Economic Association. He served as Chairman of the President’s Council of Economic Advisers during the Carter Administration. Schultze was appointed assistant director of the U.S. Bureau of the Budget by President John F. Kennedy in 1962 and was director from 1965 to1967.
He has authored or co-authored dozens of books and articles on economics. He co-edited a book with Henry J. Aaron titled Setting Domestic Priorities: What Can Government Do? He also completed a study entitled, Memos to the President: A Guide through Macroeconomics for the Busy Policymaker (Brookings, 1992). His other works are: An American Trade Strategy: Options for the 1990s, co-edited with Brookings Senior Fellow Robert Z. Lawrence (Brookings, 1990); American Living Standards: Threats and Challenges, co-edited with Robert Z. Lawrence and Robert E. Litan (Brookings, 1988); Barriers to European Growth: A Transatlantic View, with Robert Z. Lawrence (Brookings, 1987); Economic Choices 1987 (Brookings, 1986); and Other Times, Other Places (Brookings, 1986).
Schultze also has been a frequent contributor to such publications as American Economic Review, The Brookings Review, and Brookings Papers on Economic Activity.
He received his bachelor's and master's degrees in economics from Georgetown University and received a Ph. D in economics from the University of Maryland.
He received his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in economics from Georgetown University and received a Ph. D in economics from the University of Maryland.