The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Rothschild, Kurt Wilhelm (born 1914)

  • K. Laski
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Rothschild was born in Vienna on 20 October 1914. He studied law in Vienna and, after emigration to England, economics in Glasgow. From 1940 to 1947 he was a lecturer in economics at the University of Glasgow. He returned to Vienna in 1947 and worked until 1966 in the Austrian Institute for Economic Research (AIER). From 1966 until his retirement in 1985 he was professor of economics at the University of Linz.

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