Larry Kudlow - Biography
Lawrence Kudlow is a senior contributor at CNBC.
He also is the host of “The Larry Kudlow Show,” which broadcasts each Saturday from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. on WABC Radio and is syndicated nationally by Citadel Media.
Mr. Kudlow is a nationally syndicated columnist. He is a contributing editor of National Review magazine, as well as a columnist and economics editor for National Review Online. He is the author of "American Abundance: The New Economic and Moral Prosperity," published by Forbes in January 1998.
During President Reagan’s first term, Mr. Kudlow was the associate director for economics and planning, Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President, where he was engaged in the development of the administration’s economic and budget policy.
He is the recipient of numerous awards, including Extraordinary Commitment Award from St. Patrick’s Church of Redding, Conn.; Bishop’s Humanitarian Award from the Catholic Charities of Brooklyn and Queens; Humanitarian Award from Pregnancy Care Center of New Rochelle, N.Y.
In addition, Mr. Kudlow received the Spirit Award from Hazelden Foundation of Center City, Minn.; Exemplary Achievement Award from Covenant House of New York; Ethical Angel Award from the Guardian Angels of New York; the Reagan Great Communicator Award from the New York Young Republicans Club; Discovery Award from Sacred Heart University.
Mr. Kudlow received an honorary degree (Doctor of Laws) from Monmouth University in West Long Branch, N.J. in 2009.
He is presently on the Board of Directors of Hazelden New York, Mountainside Treatment Center, Catholic Cluster School of the Diocese of Bridgeport, CT, and a former Fordham University Board of Trustees member.
Mr. Kudlow is CEO of Kudlow & Co., LLC, an economic research firm. His blog, “Money Politics,” can be found at www.kudlow.com.
He was formerly chief economist and senior managing director of Bear Stearns & Company. Mr. Kudlow started his professional career at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York, where he worked in open market operations and bank supervision.
Mr. Kudlow was educated at the University of Rochester and Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs.