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Economists at War


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1: Fall Down Seven Times Get Up Eight?: Takahashi Korekiyo in Japan, 1934-35 2: Richest Man in the World?: H.H. Kung in China, 1936-37 3: The Self-Proclaimed Economic Wizard: Hjalmar Schacht in Germany, 1938-39 4: No One in Our Age Was Cleverer: John Maynard Keynes in Britain, 1939-40 5: The Calculating Iceman: Leonid Kantorovich in the USSR, 1941-42 6: The Peacenik Who Helped Bombing Tactics: Wassily Leontief in the USA, 1943-44 7: If They Say Bomb at One O'Clock: John von Neumann in the USA, 1944-45 8: Economists at the Armistice: The Economists at War's End, 1946 9: Economists in the Cold War: Money, Computers and Models, 1946-55 10: Annex: Economies in Wartime

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Alan Bollard is a Professor of Economics at Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand. He formerly managed APEC, the largest regional economic integration organization in the world, and was previously the New Zealand Reserve Bank Governor, Secretary of the New Zealand Treasury, and Chairman of the New Zealand Commerce Commission. Professor Bollard is the author of Crisis: One Central Bank Governor and the Global Financial Crisis (Auckland University Press, 2013) and A Few Hares to Chase: The Life and Economics of Bill Philips (Oxford University Press, 2016).

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