Leijonhufvud, Axel.

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Birth 1933-09-06
Swedes
English

Biographical notes:

Economist and professor at the University of California at Los Angeles.

From the description of Papers, 1958-1973. (Duke University Library). WorldCat record id: 37687186

Swedish economist, currently professor emeritus at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and professor at the University of Trento, Italy. Leijonhufvud's main areas of academic research include economic theory, monetary theory, and the history of economic doctrines.

  • 1933: Born in Stockholm, Sweden
  • 1960: Received B.A., University of Lund (now Lund University)
  • 1961: Received M.A., University of Pittsburgh
  • 1964: Becomes Acting Assistant Professor, Economics Department, University of California in Los Angeles
  • 1967: Received Ph.D. in Economics, Northwestern University
  • 1967: Appointed Assistant Professor at UCLA
  • 1968: Publishes On Keynesian Economics and the Economics of Keynes: A Study in Monetary Theory
  • 1971: Accepts Full Professorship at UCLA
  • 1983: Awarded an honoris causa doctoral degree, University of Lund (now Lund University)
  • 1991 - 1997 : Founder and Director of the Center for Computable Economics at UCLA
  • 2000: Publishes Macroeconomic Instability and Coordination: Selected Essays (Cheltenham: Edward Elgar)
  • 2004 - 2008 : Professor of Monetary Theory and Policy, University of Trento in Italy
  • 2007 - 2011 : Wrote over a dozen articles for the Council of Economic Policy Research (CEPR) and VoxEU on the recent fiscal crises of the European Union

From the guide to the Axel Leijonhufvud papers, 1953-1980 and undated, (David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University)

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  • Economic history
  • Keynesian economics
  • Economists--Correspondence
  • Monetary theory

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