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Gottfried HABERLER

Gottfried HABERLER, economist in the field of International Trade Theory; Economic Fluctuations; General Economics. Rockefeller Fellow, 1927-1929; President, Hon President, International Economie Association,

1950-1951, since 1953; President, National Bureau of Economie Research, New York, New York, United States of America, 1955; President, American Economic Association, 1963; Bernhard Harms Award, University Kiel, W. Germany, 1974.

Background

  • HABERLER, Gottfried was born in 1900 in Purkersdorf (near Vienna), Austro-Hungary.

  • Education

    • Dr Rer. Policy, Dr Law University Vienna, 1923,1925. Honorary Dr, Universities St Gallen, Switzerland, 1949, Saarland, W. Germany, 1967, Innsbruck, 1970, Vienna, 1980.

    Career

    • Lector, Professor Economics and Statistics, University Vienna, 1928-1936. Visiting Lector, Professor of Economics, Harvard University, 1931-1932, 1936-1971. Expert, League of Nations, Geneva, 1934-1936.

      Board Governors, Federal Reserve System, Washington, District of Columbia, 1943-1944. Consultant, United States Department Treasury, Washington, District of Columbia,

      1965-1978. Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute,

      1971—.

      Editor, Quarterly Journal of Economics, Review of Economics and Statistics.

    Major achievements

    • Rockefeller Fellow, 1927-1929. President, Hon President, International Economie Association,

      1950-1951, since 1953. President, National Bureau of Economie Research, New York, New York, United States of America, 1955.

      President, American Economic Association, 1963. Bernhard Harms Award, University Kiel, W. Germany, 1974. Antonio Feltrinelli Prize, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy, 1981.

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    Clarification of the concept of the ‘price level’ (value of money) and the methods of measuring its change by price index numbers. Reformulation of the basic theory of classical international trade, the theory of comparative cost, in terms of the modern general equilibrium theory. Derivation of the welfare implications of the reformulated theory of comparative cost which permits the precise formulation of advantages and disadvantages of free trade and protection.

    The theory of international transfers of reparations and capital. Clarification of the theory of purchasing power parity. Analysis of the advantages and disadvantages of the systems of fixed and fluctuating exchange rates.

    Synthesis of the major theories of the business cycle. Theoretical analysis of causes and cures of inflation.

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    Born July 20, 1900
    Died May 6, 1995
    (aged 94)

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      • Rockefeller Fellow, 1927-1929. President, Hon President, International Economie Association, 1950-1951, since 1953. President, National Bureau of Economie Research, New York, New York, United States of America, 1955. President, American Economic Association, 1963. Bernhard Harms Award, University Kiel, W. Germany, 1974. Antonio Feltrinelli Prize, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy, 1981.
      • Rockefeller Fellow, 1927-1929. President, Hon President, International Economie Association, 1950-1951, since 1953. President, National Bureau of Economie Research, New York, New York, United States of America, 1955. President, American Economic Association, 1963. Bernhard Harms Award, University Kiel, W. Germany, 1974. Antonio Feltrinelli Prize, Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Rome, Italy, 1981.
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      • book: Der Internationale Handel. Theorie der Weltwirtschaftlichen Zusammenhänge sowie Darstellung und Analyse der Aussenhandelspolitik
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      • book: The theory of international trade,: With its applications to commercial policy, (Reprints of economic classics)
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