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Griliches, Zvi

Born: 1930 AD
Died: 1999 AD
Nationality: American
Categories: Economist

1930 – Born in Kaunas, Lithuania on the 12th of September.

1947 – He emigrated to Palestine, where he served in the pre-state Israeli army, learned Hebrew, passed high school equivalence exam, and studied for a year at Hebrew University.

1957 – His classic Ph.D. dissertation, Hybrid Corn: An Exploration in the Economics of Technological Change.

1961 – He served on the Stigler Commission and the Boskin Commission.

1965 – Zvi Griliches won the prestigious John Bates Clark Medal.

         – He was elected to the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

1969 – He was one of editors of the journal Econometrica.

1975 – Griliches served as the President of the Econometric Society.

         – The National Academy of Sciences.

1993 – The President of the American Economic Association.

1996 – The Boskin Commission.

1999 – Died on the 4th of November.