The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Fellner, William John (1905–1983)

  • Irma Adelman
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Fellner was born in Budapest and received his PhD at the University of Berlin. In 1938 he moved to the United States and taught at Berkeley (1939–52) and Yale (1952–73). He was President of the American Economic Association (1969) and a member of the Council of Economic Advisers (1973–5).

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  • Irma Adelman
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