Robert EisnerRobert Eisner (January 17, 1922 – November 25, 1998) was an American author and William R. Kenan professor of economics at Northwestern University. He was recognized throughout the United States for his expertise and knowledge of macroeconomics and the economics of business cycles. He was a regular contributor to the ''Wall Street Journal'', ''The New York Times'', ''Chicago Tribune'', and ''The Los Angeles Times'', primarily covering national economic policy and reform.
In 1972, he served as an adviser to George McGovern, during his campaign for the United States Presidency. In 1988, he was elected as the president of the American Economic Association. He was also the co-founder of the Committee on the Status of Women in the Economic Profession. In 1992, he served as an advisor on economic policy to US President Bill Clinton. Provided by Wikipedia