Björn Thalberg — Teacher, Mentor and Friend

  • Kumaraswamy Velupillai


There is, as always, much truth in old sayings. I ended up in Sweden, by way of Kyoto in Japan, with a wish to study economics under Gunnar Myrdal by the purest of accidents. However, ‘the hand of fate’ gracefully guided me to Björn Thalberg’s advanced undergraduate course in growth theory.


Trade Cycle Economic Journal Growth Theory Optimal Control Theory Stabilization Policy 
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