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economist

Gustaf Edgren, Swedish economist. Member Swedish Society for International Development (board directors).

Background

Edgren, Gustaf was born on November 9, 1935 in Stockholm, Sweden. Son of Anders Fredrik and Ella Irma (Magnusson) Edgren.

Education

Bachelor, Stockholm University, 1959.

Career

Chief employment policy, International Labor Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 1976-1979; director asian employment program, International Labor Organization, New Delhi, 1985-1990; assistant director, General Sida, Stockholm, 1979-1982; assistant director, General Sida, Stockholm, since 1995; secretary of state for development, Government of Sweden, Stockholm, 1982-1985; assistant administrator, United Nations Development Programme, New York City, 1990-1994.

Membership

Member Swedish Society for International Development (board directors).

Connections

Married Margareta Karin Thelne. Children: Anders, Johan.

father:
Anders Fredrik Edgren

mother:
Ella Irma (Magnusson) Edgren

spouse:
Margareta Karin Thelne

children:
Johan Edgren

Anders Edgren