Irwin Collier


Irwin Collier is Professor of Economics at the Freie Universität Berlin where he is a member of the Faculty of Business and Economics and leads the economics section of the John-F.-Kennedy Institute for North American Studies. He is a member of the History of Economics commission of the German Economics Association of the German Verein fur Socialpolitik. Besides the history of economics, his research interests include the theory of economic measurement and the comparative analysis of economic systems. Currently he serves as a member of the International Advisory Board of the Kyiv School of Economics, Ukraine.

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Economics in the Rear-View Mirror

Article | Aug 6, 2015

Archival artifacts from the history of economics.

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How Economists Used to Be Made

Video | Jul 17, 2011

Economists aren’t born, they’re made. Irwin Collier digs into archives to find out how Paul Samuelson and his generation were made.

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