Rudi Dornbusch

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Date of Birth: 08/06/1942

Age: 60

Place of birth: Krefeld

Citizenship: United States

Laureate of the Bernhard Harms Prize

Rudger `Rudi` Dornbusch (R & # 252; diger` Rudi` Dornbusch) was born on 8 June 1942 in Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia (Krefeld, North Rhine-Westphalia). Having secondary education, he went to study abroad. Dornbusch earned a higher academic degree - bachelor`s degree - at the University of Geneva (University of Geneva) in 1966 and stayed for another year in Switzerland as an assistant in economics at the Institute of International and Development Studies (Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies).

Later settled in the United States, Rudger became a doctor of philosophy at the University of Chicago (University of Chicago) in 1971. It is also quite a bit of teaching at this university - the Higher Business School (Graduate School of Business). Within two years, Dornbusch stayed at the University of Rochester (University of Rochester) on the position of Assistant Professor of Economics, and then the year - an assistant professor in the Department of International Economics, again at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business. In 1975 the Mon moved to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), where he was appointed Associate Professor of the Department of Economics. In 1984 he became a professor of economics. He stayed to work at MIT until his death in 2002.

Throughout his career Dornbusch put an emphasis on the international economy, particularly in the monetary policy, macroeconomic development, growth and international trade. According to some of his students and associates, Rudy talent lay in the fact that he could penetrate to the very core of the problem and explain the way to solve the most accessible words. For example, he explained the fluctuation of prices and exchange rates with great clarity. He also worked for the IMF by making a contribution to the stabilization policies, especially in Latin America. More than 15 years Dornbusch served as assistant editor of the journal `Quarterly Journal of Economics`.

Along with Stanley Fischer (Stanley Fischer), he also wrote books.

Rudger Dornbusch died of cancer on July 25th of 2002, at the age of 60 years.

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