Assar Lindbeck#

Assar Lindbeck
Sadly, this member passed away.
Membership Number:191
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:SWEDEN

Assar Lindbeck passed away August 28, 2020.

Positions Held
  • 1971-1995 Professor of international economics, Stockholm University, and Director of the Institute for International Economic Studies, Stockholm University
  • 1970 Visiting Fellow, National University of Australia, Canberra,
  • 1969 Ford Rotating Research Professor, University of California, Berkeley, USA
  • 1968-1969 Wesley Clair Mitchell Research Professor, Columbia University, USA
  • 1964-1971 Professor in economics at the Stockholm School of Economics
  • 1963 Acting Professor in economics at the University of Stockholm
  • 1962-1963 Docent (Reader) in economics at the University of Stockholm
  • 1959-1960 Lecturer in economics at the University of Stockholm

Fields of Scholarship
  • Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Labor Economics
  • International Economics
  • Economic Systems and Economic Structures
  • Methodology and History of Economic Thought
  • Swedish Economy

Honours and Awards
  • 1970 Member of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences
  • 1971 Member of the Royal Academy of Sciences
  • 1972 Member of the Finnish Academy of Sciences 1972- of the Danish Academy of Sciences
  • 1995 Member of the Norwegian Academy of Sciences
  • 1988 Honorary Doctor of Science (Economics), London University
  • 1989 Foreign Honorary Member, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
  • 1969-1994 Member of the Committee for Prize in Economic Science in Memory of Alfred Nobel (Chairman 1980-94)
  • 1988 Member of Academia Europaea
  • 1991-1993 Member of Advisory Board of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) London
  • 1992 Member of Advisory Board of Center for Economic Policy Research (CERP) London
  • 1991 President of the European Economic Association
  • 2006 Honorary Doctor of the University of Iceland
  • Honorary Member of The American Economic Association
  • The Ann-Kersti and Carl-Hakon Swenson Prize 2011 for research in the Humanities and Social Sciences awarded by The Royal Academy of Letters, History and Antiquities (Kungl. Vitterhetsakademien)
  • The Myrdal Prize of 2010 for best article of the year in Ekonomisk Debatt – “Lärdomar av finanskrisen” (Lessons from the Financial Crisis) – awarded by the Swedbank
  • The Great Gold Medal of the Royal Swedish Academy of Engineering Sciences, 2001
  • The Frank E. Seidman Distinguished Award in Political Economy 1996, Rhodes College, Memphis
  • The Bernard Harms Prize in international economics of 1996, Kiel Institute
  • The Söderberg Prize 1987 for contributions to economic or legal research
  • Cultural Prize from Natur och Kultur (publishing house) 1981
  • Prize from the Olle Engkvist Foundation 1980 for scholarly work
  • Popular science publication award, donated by the Albert Bonnier Centennial Memorial Foundation 1978
  • The Herbert Tingsten Prize 1977 for important contribution in the spirit of Herbert Tingsten
  • The Arnberg Prize 1964 from the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences for the dissertation "A study in monetary analysis" published 1963
  • The Erik Lindahl Prize 1963 awarded to younger Swedish researchers in economics

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