Irwin Stelzer is a senior fellow and director of Hudson Institute’s Center for Economic Policy.
- "Prior to joining Hudson Institute in 1998, Stelzer was resident scholar and director of regulatory policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute. He also is the U.S. economic and political columnist for The Sunday Times (London) and The Courier Mail (Brisbane, Australia), a contributing editor of The Weekly Standard, a member of the Publication Committee of The Public Interest, and a member of the board of the Regulatory Policy Institute (Oxford)," a biographical note states."
Writing in the UK Observer, David Smith described Stelzer as the "right-hand man of Rupert Murdoch and close confidant" of Tony Blair and Gordon Brown. On 3 March 2005, at a Hayek Society meeting in London he stated (1) that Murdoch had introduced him to Tony Blair, and that he now frequently and regularly consults with Tony Blair, (2) Tony Blair offered to write a chapter for Stelzer's book on neoconservatism.
He has been a managing director at Rothschild and is an alumnus of both New York University and Cornell.
Media "expert" appearances
- BBC Newsnight, "expert" on the effects and prospects of oil price rises, first segment of the program on 7 November 2007.
- Hudson Institute – director
- The Weekly Standard – Contributing editor
- American Enterprise Institute – Resident scholar
- Sunday Times (London) – columnist
- Courier Mail – columnist
- The Guardian (London) – his columns now appear regularly
- Regulatory Policy Institute
References, Resources and Contact
- Irwin Stelzer (ed), "The Neocon Reader", Grove Press, January 2005. ISBN 0802141935 (includes contributions by Tony Blair, Bill Kristol, Robert Kagan, Condoleezza Rice and Michael Gove).
- "Irwin M. Stelzer", Hudson Institute, 2004.
- "'It's crazy to think that I'd threaten Blair'", Observer, 17 October 2004.
- David Smith, "Blair's salad days with Murdoch's guru", Observer, 17 October 2004.