Alban William Housego PHILLIPS, economist. Member, United Kingdom Institute, Institution Electrical Engineers, 1938; Visiting Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass., USA, 1965-1966.
PHILLIPS, Alban William Housego was born in 1914 in Te Rehunga, Dannevirke, New Zealand.
Bachelor of Science, Doctor of Philosophy University London, 1949, 1952.
The originator of the Phillips curve relating the rate of change of money wage rates to the level of unemployment. Pioneered the application of optimal control and control engineering techniques to econometric models. Developed econometric estimation techniques for models with autoregressive, moving average errors.
Tooke Professor Economics Science and Statistics, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1958-1967. Professor of Economics, Research School Social Sciences, American National University, 1967-1970.