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Robert Mundell

Canadian economist

Robert Alexander Mundell, CC (born October 24, 1932) is a Canadian economist. Currently, he is a professor of economics at Columbia University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mundell is also known for the Mundell–Fleming model and Mundell–Tobin effect.

Robert Mundell
Robert Mundell 2013.jpg
Mundell in 2013
Born (1932-10-24) October 24, 1932 (age 87)
NationalityCanadian
Alma materLondon School of Economics
UBC Vancouver School of Economics
University of Washington
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Waterloo
AwardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1999)
Scientific career
FieldsMonetary economics
Doctoral advisorCharles Kindleberger[1]
Doctoral studentsJacob A. Frenkel
Rudi Dornbusch[2]
Carmen Reinhart[3]
InfluencesLudwig Von Mises
InfluencedArthur Laffer
Jude Wanniski
Michael Mussa

He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1999 for his pioneering work in monetary dynamics and optimum currency areas. Mundell is known as the "father"[6] of the Euro, as he laid the groundwork for its introduction through this work and helped to start the movement known as supply-side economics.

ReferencesEdit

  1. Essays in the theory of international capital movements page 3. Retrieved September 12, 2016.
  2. Fischer, Stanley (9 August 2002). "RUDI DORNBUSCH - by Stanley Fischer". Project Syndicate.
  3. Warsh, David (November 1, 2009). "What The Woman Lived". Economic Principals. Retrieved October 17, 2016.
  4. "The Sveriges Riksbank Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel 1999". NobelPrize.org.
  5. Nobel Prize Winners from Johns Hopkins University Archived January 16, 2013, at the Wayback Machine
  6. "Economist Mundell: Odds of Greek Euro Exit 25%". 16 June 2012 – via www.wsj.com.

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