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Abba Lerner

Abba LernerAKA Abba Ptachya Lerner

Born: 28-Oct-1903
Birthplace: Rumania
Died: 27-Oct-1982
Location of death: Tallahassee, FL
Cause of death: unspecified

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Economics of Control

Keynesian economist, proponent of market socialism.

Father: Morris Lerner
Mother: Sofie Lerner
Brother: Arthur Lerner
Brother: Jack Lerner
Brother: Nat Lerner
Sister: Bella Costello
Sister: Doris Bornstein
Sister: Hannah Banerji
Wife: Alice Sendak (m. 1929, div., two children)
Son: Lionel J. Lerner
Daughter: Marion Levine
Wife: Dalia Goldfarb (m. 1960)

    University: PhD Economics, London School of Economics (1943)
    University: Cambridge University
    University: Manchester University
    Professor: London School of Economics (1935-37)
    Professor: Columbia University (1939-40)
    Professor: University of Kansas City (1940-42)
    Professor: New School for Social Research (1946-47)
    Professor: Roosevelt University, Chicago, IL (1947-59)
    Professor: Michigan State University (1959-65)
    Professor: University of California at Berkeley (1965-71)
    Professor: Queens College New York (1971-78)
    Professor: Florida State University (1971-84)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow (1971)
    American Economic Association
    Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Fellow (1960-61)
    Econometric Society
    Economic Commission for Europe Consultant (1950-51)
    Institute for Mediterranean Affairs Consultant (1958-59)
    National Academy of Sciences (1974)
    RAND Corporation Consultant (1949)
    Western Economic Association President (1983)
    Naturalized US Citizen (1949)
    Jewish Ancestry


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