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Robert Mundell
Mundell in 2013
Born(1932-10-24)October 24, 1932
Kingston, Ontario, Canada
DiedApril 4, 2021(2021-04-04) (aged 88)
Siena, Tuscany, Italy
FieldsMonetary economics
Alma materLondon School of Economics
UBC Vancouver School of Economics
University of Washington
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Waterloo
Doctoral advisorCharles Kindleberger[1]
Doctoral studentsJacob A. Frenkel
Rudi Dornbusch[2]
Carmen Reinhart[3]
InfluencesLudwig Von Mises
InfluencedArthur Laffer
Jude Wanniski
Michael Mussa
Notable awardsNobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (1999)
This person won a Nobel Prize
Robert Alexander Mundell, CC (October 24, 1932 – April 4, 2021) was a Canadian economist. He was a professor of economics at Columbia University and the Chinese University of Hong Kong. Mundell was also known for the Mundell–Fleming model and Mundell–Tobin effect.

He received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1999 for his pioneering work in monetary dynamics and optimum currency areas. Mundell is known as the "father"[4] of the Euro, as he laid the groundwork for its introduction through this work and helped to start the movement known as supply-side economics which inspired Reaganomics.

Mundell died on April 4, 2021 in Siena, Tuscany from problems caused by bile duct cancer, aged 88.[5]


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