Walter W. Heller, professor of Economics at the University of Minnesota, said yesterday he has advised California Gov. Edmund G. Brown, Jr. on national economic issues, but said he is not playing a regular role in Brown's favorite-son presidential campaign.
Earlier this week Brown said he had received advice on domestic affairs from Heller and Christopher S. Jencks '58, professor of Sociology, who last Tuesday denied any role in Brown's policy planning process.
Heller, however, said he and several other experts met with Brown in Sacramento, Calif., last August to discuss national economic affairs, and said that he continues to send Brown copies of his research papers.
Heller said he does not consider himself a regular adviser of Brown's, because he provides the same information for several other presidential candidates.