Albert Rees

Orley Ashenfelter, John Pencavel

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Albert Rees (1921–92) was born in New York City and earned his BA degree at Oberlin College in 1943. His MA degree at the University of Chicago was followed by his appointment as an assistant professor in the Economics Department at Chicago. His PhD was awarded at Chicago in 1950. He remained at Chicago until 1966 when he assumed a position as Professor of Economics at Princeton University. His Princeton appointment lasted until 1979 (having been Provost between 1975 and 1977). During his tenure at Princeton, he spent several years in Washington, DC, involved in administrative eff orts to restrain wage and price inflation. He served as President of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1979 to 1989.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationThe Elgar Companion to the Chicago School of Economics
PublisherEdward Elgar Publishing Ltd.
Number of pages4
ISBN (Electronic)9781849806664
ISBN (Print)9781840648744
StatePublished - Jan 1 2010

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • General Economics, Econometrics and Finance
  • General Social Sciences


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