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Alexandre Kafka, American former international banking official. Member American Economic Association, Cosmos Club.


Kafka, Alexandre was born on January 25, 1917 in Prague, Czechoslovakia. Son of Bruno and Jana (Bondy von Bondrof) Kafka.


Bachelor, Balliol College, 1940. Master of Arts, Balliol College, 1946.


Professor, of Economics, University de Sao Paulo 1941-1946. Adviser to Brazilian Delegate to Preparatory Committee and Conference of Institute Trade Organization 1946-1948. Assistant Division Chief, Institute Monetary Fund (International Monetary Fund) 1949-1951, Executive Director since 1966, Vice-Chairman Deputies of Committee on Reform of Institute Monetary System and Related Matters 1972-1974.

Adviser, Superintendency of Money and Credit (now Banco Central do Brasil). Director of Research, Brazilian Institute of Economics 1951-1956, Director 1961-1963. Chief Financial Institute and Policies Section, United Nations 1956-1959.

Professor, of Economics, University of Virginia, United States 1959-1960, 1963-1975, Lecturer Law School 1977-1987. Lecturer, George Washington University 1989, Visiting Professor, of Economics, Boston University 1975-1979. Adviser to Minister of Finance 1964.

Ordem do Rio Branco, Comendador 1973, and other decorations.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Member American Economic Association, Cosmos Club.


Married Rita Petschek, September 6, 1947 (deceased 2006). Children: Doris, Barbara.

Bruno Bondy

Jana (Bondy

Rita Petschek

Doris Kafka

Barbara Kafka