The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Goldfeld, Stephen (1940–1995)

  • Richard E. Quandt
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Goldfeld was born in Bronx, New York, and received his undergraduate training in mathematics at Harvard University. He obtained a Ph.D. in economics from MIT in 1963. Except for visiting appointments at Center for Operations Research and Econometrics (CORE) at the Université Catholique de Louvain, the University of California, Berkeley, and the Technion in Haifa, and a year as a member of the US Council of Economic Advisors, he spent his professional life at Princeton University, where he served as Provost from 1993 until his death.


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