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Edmund PHELPS Nobel Prize Winner 2006; Professor, Department of Economics, Columbia University, New York


1955 Amhers College, B.A.
1959 Yale University, PhD.
1971-1982 Professor of Economics, Columbia University
1978-1979 Professor of Economics, New York University
1992-1993 Resident Consultant, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development, London
since 1982 McVickar Professor of Political Economy, Columbia University


President, Atlantic Economic Society, 1983-1984
Co-director (with A. Leijonhufvud), International School of Economic Research, University of Siena, 1987-1990
Comitato Scientifico, Center for International Study of Economic Growth, University of Rome, `Tor Vergata`, since 1990
Economic Advisory Board, EBRD, 1990-1993


"Lessons in natural rate of unemployment", with J.M. Orszag and G. Zoega, Oxford, 2000
"Lessons in natural-rate dynamics", Oxford Economic Papers, 2000
Rewarding Work: How to Restore Participation and Self-Support to Free Enterprise, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 1997. Trans. Italian (Rome: Laterza, 1999)
Structural Slumps: The Modern Equilibrium Theory of Employment, Interest and Assets, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University
Press, 1994


Doctor of Humane Letters, hon., Amherst College, 1985
Fellow, New York Academy of Science, 1996
Kenan Enterprise Award, 1996
Nobel Prize Winner in Economic Sciences, 2006