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Economics educator

Yves Balasko, French economics educator. Achievements include research on general equilibrium theory, economic dynamics, macroeconomics, and monetary theory. Named Distinguished Visitor London School of Economics, Suntory-Toyota Foundation, 1989. Fellow Econometric Society.

Background

Balasko, Yves was born on August 9, 1945 in Paris. Arrived in Switzerland, 1982. Son of Arpad Andre and Genevieve (Tanguy) Balasko.

Education

Agregation de mathematics (certified France), Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, 1964. Doctor of Science (France), University Paris IX, 1976.

Career

Research associate, National Center for Scientific Research, Paris, 1968-1971; research associate, CEPREMAP, Paris, 1977-1982; economist, Electricite de France, Paris, 1971-1977; professor mathematics, U. Paris XII, 1977-1978; professor mathematics, U. Paris I, since 1978; professor mathematics economics, U. Geneva, since 1982. Adjunct Professor University of Pennsylvania, 1980-1985, Cornell Univercity, 1988, U. Rome II, 1991, University of California San Diego, 1992. Chairman recruitment committee for mathematics and computer science U. Paris I, 1982-1991, department chairman mathematics, statistics and computer science, 1983-1987.

Co-chairman joint graduate program Universities Paris I and VII. Department chairman economics U. Geneva, 1989, 95. Board directors Institute des Sciences Economics and Mathematics Applied., Paris, since 1989.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research on general equilibrium theory, economic dynamics, macroeconomics, and monetary theory.

Works

Views

After completing his dissertation on the "Economic equilibrium from the differential point of view," he had positions at the Universities of Paris XII, Paris I, Geneva and York.

Membership

Fellow Econometric Society.

Connections

Married Marie-Noelle Lecoeur, 1965 (divorced 1979). Children: Anne, Marc, Evelyne. Married Martine Orelio.

1 child, Gregoire.

father:
Arpad Andre Balasko

mother:
Genevieve (Tanguy) Balasko

spouses:
Marie-Noelle Lecoeur

Martine Orelio

children:
Marc Balasko

Gregoire Balasko

Anne Balasko

Evelyne Balasko