Lerner, Abba Ptachya, 1903-

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Lerner was an economist and professor at the University of California.

From the description of Abba Ptachya Lerner papers. (University of California, Berkeley). WorldCat record id: 26872460

Economist and educator. Died 1982.

From the description of Abba Ptachya Lerner papers, 1929-1986 (bulk 1939-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70982905

Economist and educator; d. 1982.

From the description of Papers, 1929-1986 (bulk 1939-1982). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 31605170

Biographical Note

  • 1903: Born, Bessarabia, Russia
  • 1929: Married Alice Sendak (divorced)
  • 1932: University of London University of London Saint Thomas University Donnellon Hall Shandong University Academic Ce Elizabeth City State University - McLendon Hall University College London Sports Ground Universitas Terbuka (UT) Indonesia Open University Condon Hall - University of Oregon London, England London City of London City of London B.Sc. in economics, University of London, London, England
  • 1935 - 1939 : Instructor, London School of Economics and Political Science, University of London, London, England
  • 1940 - 1942 : Assistant professor, University of Kansas City, Kansas City, Mo.
  • 1942 - 1947 : Professor, New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y.
  • 1943: Ph.D. in economics, University of London, London, England
  • 1944: Published Economics of Control (New York: Macmillan Co. 428 pp.)
  • 1947 - 1959 : Professor, Roosevelt University, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1949: United States United States Became a naturalized citizen of the United States Consultant to RAND Corp.
  • 1950 - 1951 : Member of Economic Commission for Europe, Geneva, Switzerland
  • 1951: Published Economics of Employment (New York: McGraw-Hill. 397 pp.)
  • 1953: Published Essays in Economic Analysis (London: Macmillan Co. 394 pp.)
  • 1953 - 1955 : Economic adviser to Israel
  • 1955 - 1956 : Adviser, treasury of Israel and Bank of Israel
  • 1958 - 1959 : Member, Institute for Mediterranean Affairs, New York, N.Y.
  • 1959 - 1965 : Professor, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Mich.
  • 1960: Married Daliah Goldfarb
  • 1962: Published Everybody's Business (East Lansing: Michigan State University Press. 134 pp.)
  • 1965 - 1971 : Professor, University of California, Berkeley, Calif.
  • 1971 - 1978 : Distinguished professor of economics, Queens College of the City University of New York, New York, N.Y.
  • 1972: Published Flation: Not Inflation of Prices, Not Deflation of Jobs; What You Always Wanted to Know About Inflation, Depression, and the Dollar (New York: Quadrangle Books. 184 pp.)
  • 1975: Published with Haim Ben-Shahar The Economics of Efficiency and Growth: Lessons from Israel and the West Bank (Cambridge: Ballinger Pub. Co. 187 pp.)
  • 1978 - 1982 : Professor, Florida State University, Tallahassee, Fla.
  • 1980: Published with David C. Colander MAP--A Market Anti-Inflation Plan (New York: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich. 128 pp.)
  • 1982, Oct. 27: Died, Tallahassee, Fla.

From the guide to the Abba Ptachya Lerner Papers, 1929-1986, (bulk 1939-1982), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Ben-Shahar, Haim person
correspondedWith Buell, Raymond Leslie, 1896-1946 person
correspondedWith Burns, Arthur Edward, 1908-1986 person
correspondedWith Colander, David C. person
associatedWith Emergency Committee in Aid of Displaced Foreign Scholars corporateBody
correspondedWith Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006 person
associatedWith Frank, Jerome, 1889-1957. person
correspondedWith Friedman, Milton, 1912-2006 person
correspondedWith Galbraith, John Kenneth, 1908-2006 person
correspondedWith Kahn, Alfred E. (Alfred Edward) person
correspondedWith Khomeini, Ruhollah person
associatedWith Lerner, Daliah Goldfarb. person
associatedWith Lerner, Daliah Goldfarb. Daliah Goldfarb Lerner papers. person
correspondedWith Proxmire, William person
associatedWith Rand Corporation. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rivlin, Alice M. person
correspondedWith Taft, Robert A. (Robert Alphonso), 1889-1953 person
correspondedWith Trotsky, Leon, 1879-1940 person
associatedWith University of California, Berkeley. Dept. of Economics. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Middle East
United States
Middle East
Middle East
United States
Welfare economics
Keynesian economics
Economics--Study and teaching
Iran Hostage Crisis, 1979-1981
Mobiles (Sculpture)


Birth 1903-10-28

Death 1982-10-27




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