Griliches, Zvi

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Born: Sep 12, 1930 AD
Died: 1999 AD, at 69 years of age.

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.
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