Born: Sep 12, 1930 AD
Died: 1999 AD, at 69 years of age.
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.
Page last updated: 11:26am, 11th Jul '07