The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Lundberg, Erik Filip (1907–1987)

  • Assar Lindbeck
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Lundberg was born in Stockholm and obtained a Ph.D. in economics in 1937 at the Stockholms Högskola. From 1937 to 1955 he was director of the Government Economic Research Institute (Konjunkturinstitutet), and from 1946 to 1965 he was professor of economics at the University of Stockholm; he held the same post at the Stockholm School of Economics from 1965 to 1970. He was president of the Royal Swedish Academy of Science from 1973 to 1976, and chairman of the Nobel Prize Committee for Economics from 1975 to 1980. He held numerous visiting professorships throughout the world.


Cost inflation Horndal effect Inventory cycles Inventory theory Lundberg lag Lundberg wage-multiplier Lundberg, E. F. Metzler, L. A. Redistribution of income Stabilization policy 

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