Jacobsson, Per, 1894-1963

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Dates:
Birth 1894-02-05
Death 1963-05-05

Biographical notes:

Per Jacobsson, 1894-1963, was born in Tanum, Sweden, and educated at the High School, Vaesteraas and Upsala University. He left to take up a lectureship in Economics at the High School of Forestry in Stockholm, 1918-1920. He left teaching to become a member of the Economic and Financial Section of the Secretariat of the League of Nations in 1920, a post that he held until 1928. He subsequently became Secretary-General to the Economic Defence Council in Stockholm, 1929-1930. He entered banking in 1931 and was Economic Advisor and Head of the Economic Department of the Bank of International Settlements in Basle, 1931-1956. In 1956 he left the bank to take up his most prestigious appointment, that of Chairman of the Executive Board and Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund, a post that he held until 1963.

From the guide to the JACOBSSON, Per, 1894-1963, Chairman IMF, 1911-1962, (British Library of Political and Economic Science)

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Subjects:

  • Banking
  • TIPO DE CAMBIO
  • POLITICA MONETARIA
  • Finance
  • GASTOS PRESUPUESTARIOS PUBLICOS
  • Economics

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  • CHILE (as recorded)
  • CHILE (as recorded)
  • CHILE (as recorded)