Alexander Rüstow

Economist, Academic

1885 – 1963

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Who was Alexander Rüstow?

Alexander Rüstow was a German sociologist and economist. In 1938 he originated the term neoliberalism at the Colloque Walter Lippmann. He was one of the fathers of the "Social Market Economy" that shaped the economy of West Germany after World War II. He is the grandnephew of Wilhelm Rüstow, the grandson of Cäsar Rüstow and the father of Dankwart Rustow.

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Born
Apr 8, 1885
Wiesbaden
Also known as
  • Alexander Rustow
Nationality
  • Germany
Profession
Education
  • University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Lived in
  • Wiesbaden
Died
Jun 30, 1963
Heidelberg

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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