Albert Fishlow

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1935 –

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Who is Albert Fishlow?

Albert Fishlow is an economist, a professor emeritus of economics at the University of California, Berkeley and a professor emeritus of international and public affairs at Columbia University. He is the former director of the Columbia Institute of Latin American Studies and Center for the Study of Brazil at Columbia. He was previously the Paul A. Volcker Senior Fellow for International Economics at the Council of Foreign Relations.

Fishlow's published research has addressed issues in economic history, Brazilian and Latin American development strategy, as well as economic relations between industrialized and developing countries. Fishlow has served as deputy assistant secretary of state for inter-American affairs from 1970 to 1976. In 1999, he was awarded the National Order of the Southern Cross by the government of Brazil.

Fishlow received his BA from the University of Pennsylvania and his PhD from Harvard University. Previously, Fishlow was professor of economics at the University of California, Berkeley and dean of international and area studies.

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Born
1935
Philadelphia
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • PhD, Harvard University
    Economics
    ( - 1963)
  • Bachelor's degree, University of Pennsylvania
    ( - 1956)
Lived in
  • New York metropolitan area

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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