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Charles Edward LINDBLOM

Charles Edward LINDBLOM, economist in the field of Comparative Economic Systems. Fellow, Center Advanced Study Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 1954-1955; Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1960-1961; President, Association Comp. Economics Studies, 1975-1976; President, American Political Science Association, 1981.

Background

  • LINDBLOM, Charles Edward was born in 1917 in Turlock, California, United States of America.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts (Economics and Political Science) Stanford University, 1937. Doctor of Philosophy, Honorary Dr University Chicago, 1945, 1973.

    Career

    • Assistant Professor, Association Professor of Economics, University Minnesota, 1938-1946. Association Professor, Professor, Director, Institute, Institution Social and Policy Studies, Yale University, 1946-1978, 81. Economics Adviser, American Ambassador, Director, United States Agency Intematational Development Mission India, 1963-1965.

      Sterling Professor Economics and Political Science, Yale University, New Haven, Connecticut, United States of America, since 1978.

    Major achievements

    • Fellow, Center Advanced Study Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, 1954-1955. Guggenheim Foundation Fellow, 1960-1961. President, Association Comp.

      Economics Studies, 1975-1976. President, American Political Science Association, 1981.

    Works

    • Policy Making Process, The (3rd Edition)
    • Emphasizing the policy-making role of ordinary citizens, this text challenges the assumption that political elites and policy analysis professionals hold the keys to improved social problem solving.
    • Usable Knowledge
    • An agenda of basic questions about the impact of social science and research on real life problems, and how social scientists are often crippled by a misunderstanding of their own trade.
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