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economist

Assar Lindbeck, Swedish economist. Fellow Econometric Society; member American Economic Association (honorary).

Background

Lindbeck, Assar was born on January 26, 1930 in Umea, Sweden. Son of Carl and Eugenia (Sundelin) Lindbeck.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy in Economics, University Stockholm, 1963.

Career

Associate professor economics University Stockholm, 1962-1963. With Swedish Treasury Department, 1953-1954. Researcher in the United States, 1957-1958.

Assistant professor University Michigan, 1958. Professor economics Stockholm School of Economics, 1964-1971, professor international economics, 1971-1995. Visiting professor Columbia University, 1968-1969, University California, Berkeley, summer 1969, National University Australia, Canberra, 1970, Yale University, 1976, Stanford University, 1977, Simon Fraser University, Vancouver, British Columbia, 1981.

Chairman Nobel Prize Committee Economics, 1980-1994. Expert consultant in field Organization of European Cooperation and Development, United Nations organizations, World Bank, others.

Membership

Fellow Econometric Society. Member American Economic Association (honorary).

Connections

Married Dorothy Nordlund, December 28, 1953. Children: Dan, Maria.

father:
Carl Lindbeck

mother:
Eugenia (Sundelin) Lindbeck

spouse:
Dorothy Nordlund

children:
Dan Lindbeck

Maria Lindbeck