Bachelor of Science, Georgetown University, 1973. Master of Science, London School of Economics, 1974.
Hale holds a Bachelor of Science degree in international economic affairs from the Georgetown University School of Foreign Service and a Master of Science degree in economic history from the London School of Economics. Hale is known for his work in macro-economic analysis and policy. He is a former global economist for Kemper Financial Services, Zurich Financial Services and the Commonwealth Bank of Australia.
He lectures at the World Economic Forum, the Fortune Global Chief Executive Officer Conference, and the National Association of Governors.
Hale has testified before United States. congressional committees on domestic and international economic policy issues. Has advised the United States Department of Defense, and conducted briefings for senior officials in the executive branch, including former President George West. Bush.
Hale is a contributor to the Wall Street Journal, the Financial Times, the New York Times, the Nihon Keizai Shimbun, the Australian Financial Review, Harvard Business Review, Foreign Affairs,Foreign Policy, National Interest and Central Banking. Hale is a regular guest on radio and television programs, in Europe, Asia, Australia and the United States Memberships and
He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, and a recipient of the William F Butler Award from the National Association for Business Economics. Hale is a member of the National Association for Business Economics, New York Society of Security Analysts, National Business Economics Issue Council, Academic Advisory Board of the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago, and Competitive Markets Advisory Council of the Chicago Mercantile Exchange. He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York and Chicago, and member of the Australian American Leadership Dialogue.
Married Maureen Donovan, September 9, 1978. 1 child, Jenny.