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Abramovitz, Moses

Born: 1912 AD
Died: 2000 AD
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1912 – Born in Brooklyn, New York.

 

1932 – He earned his bachelor’s degree summa cum laude in economics from Harvard University.

 

1939 – Earned his doctorate in economics from Columbia University.

 

1945-1946 – He was economic adviser to the United States representative on the Allied Reparations Commission.

 

1949 – Joined the economics faculty at Stanford.

 

1962-1963 – Worked as economic adviser to the secretary general of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development in Paris.

 

1977 – Retired from the William Robertson Coe Professorship in American Economic History at Stanford.

 

1985 – He received honorary doctorate from the University of Uppsala in Sweden.

 

1991 – Invited to become a fellow of the prestigious Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei in Rome.

 

1992 – Received another doctorate at the University of Ancona in Italy.

 

2000 – Died on December 1st at Stanford University Hospital from an infection, just one month before his 89th birthday.