William Fellner

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William John Fellner (born Fellner Vilmos on May 31, 1905 – September 15, 1983) was a Hungarian-American economist and Sterling Professor of Economics at Yale University from 1952 until his retirement in 1973. [1] Born in Budapest, Austria-Hungary, he studied at the University of Budapest, the ETH Zurich and the Frederick William University in Berlin, where he received his Ph.D. in economics in 1929, [2] one year after Wassily Leontief. Fellner served on the Council of Economic Advisers from 1973 to 1975.

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  1. Tobin, James. "Obituary: William John Fellner 1905–1983" (PDF). Brookings Institution.
  2. Waggoner, Walter H. (16 September 1983). "William J. Fellner Dies at 77; Economics Professor at Yale". The New York Times.