Tuesday, November 15, 2011
President Obama yesterday nominated
Mark J. Mazur to be Assistant Treasury Secretary for Tax Policy (the position has been vacant since Michael Mundaca left on May 13
Mark J. Mazur is the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Tax Analysis at the Department of Treasury, a position he has held since 2009. From 2001 to 2009, he was Director of Research, Analysis, and Statistics of Income for the IRS. During the Clinton Administration, Mr. Mazur worked at the United States Department of Energy as the Acting Administrator of the Energy Information Administration (2000 – 2001) and Director of the Office of Policy and Chief Economist (1999 – 2000). Mr. Mazur was a Senior Director to the National Economic Council from 1995-1997 and a Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisors from 1993 to 1995. Mr. Mazur received an M.A and Ph.D. from Stanford University and a B.A. from Michigan State University.