R. Glenn Hubbard is Dean of Columbia University's Graduate School of Business and the Russell L. Carson Professor of Finance. He has done much-cited research on financial factors in corporate performance, including his influential work on the burdens of dividend taxation. From 2001 - 2003 he served as Chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.



  • The Aid Trap: Hard Truths About Ending Poverty

    R. Glenn Hubbard
    View Summary

    A bold fusion of ethics and smart business, The Aid Trap shows how the same energy, goodwill, and money that we devote to charity can help local business thrive. R. Glenn Hubbard and William Duggan, two leading scholars in business and finance, demonstrate that by diverting a major share of charitable aid into the local business sector of poor countries, citizens can take the lead in the growth of their own economies. Although the aid system supports noble goals, a local well-digging company cannot compete with a foreign charity that digs wells for free. By investing in that local company a sustainable system of development can take root. (Columbia University Press)