Anthony Downs

American economist

Anthony Downs (/dnz/; November 21, 1930 – October 2, 2021) was an American economist. He specialized in public policy and public administration. He was a senior fellow at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C., beginning in 1977.[1]

Anthony Downs
Born(1930-11-21)November 21, 1930
DiedOctober 2, 2021(2021-10-02) (aged 90)
NationalityUnited States
Alma materCarleton College
Stanford University
Scientific career
FieldsPublic economics
Political sciences
InfluencesJoseph Schumpeter
Julius Margolis
Kenneth Arrow
InfluencedDuncan Black

Before 1977, Downs served for 18 years a member and then Chairman of Real Estate Research Corporation. He also was a Senior Analyst at the RAND Corporation and a professor at the University of Chicago.

Downs died on October 2, 2021 in Bethesda, Maryland at the age of 90.[2]

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 Wigfall, Patricia Moss; Kalantari, Behrooz, eds. (2001). Biographical Dictionary of Public Administration. Westport, CT: Greenwood. pp. 25–27. ISBN 978-0313302039.
  2. "Tribute Archive Obituary - Visitation & Funeral Information". Retrieved October 20, 2021.