Paul Craig Roberts

Paul Craig Roberts

Paul Craig Roberts

Dr. Paul Craig Roberts is an economist, author, columnist, academician, and business leader. He is chairman of The Institute for Political Economy, and a contributing editor of The Trends Journal.

Dr. Roberts was associate editor and columnist for The Wall Street Journal and columnist for Business Week and the Scripps Howard News Service. He was a nationally syndicated columnist for Creators Syndicate. In 1992 he received the Warren Brookes Award for Excellence in Journalism. In 1993 the Forbes Media Guide ranked him as one of the top seven journalists in the United States.

Paul Craig Roberts is the author of many books. His latest are:
The Neoconservative Threat to World Order: Washington's Perilous War for Hegemony (Clarity Press, 2015).


How America Was Lost: From 9/11 to the Police Warfare State (Atwell Publishing, 2014).

Some of his other books are:

During the Reagan Administration, Dr. Roberts was Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Economic Policy. From 1975 to 1978, Dr. Roberts served on the congressional staff where he drafted the Kemp-Roth bill and played a leading role in developing bipartisan support for a supply-side economic policy. After leaving the Treasury, he served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Defense and the U.S. Department of Commerce. He has testified before committees of Congress on 30 occasions.

Dr. Roberts was president of the Inlet Beach Water Company, president of Economic & Communication Services, advisor to J.P. Morgan asset management, and a member of corporate and financial boards.

Dr. Roberts has held academic appointments at Virginia Tech, Tulane University, University of New Mexico, Stanford University where he was Senior Research Fellow in the Hoover Institution, George Mason University where he had a joint appointment as professor of economics and professor of business administration, and Georgetown University where he held the William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy in the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Dr. Roberts was awarded the Treasury Department’s Meritorious Service Award for “his outstanding contributions to the formulation of United States economic policy.”

In 1987 the French government recognized him as “the artisan of a renewal in economic science and policy after half a century of state interventionism” and inducted him into the Legion of Honor.

He is listed in Who’s Who in America and Who’s Who in the World.

All of his articles are copyright © Paul Craig Roberts. See for his complete archive. Articles may be reprinted with permission by contacting him at his website.

Archives of Paul Craig Roberts:

2016 Archives:

• June 15, 2016 – The Orlando Shooting


2012 Archives:

• October 7, 2012 – A Closer Look at the So-Called Drop in Unemployment

• September 21, 2012 – Real Cause of Attack on U.S. Embassy in Libya on 9/11/12



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