Andrew Kamarck

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Andrew Kamarck
Died March 10, 2010 (aged 95)
Residence United States
Fields Economy
Institutions World Bank, United States Secretary of the Treasury, Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, University of California, Los Angeles
Alma mater Harvard University

Andrew M. Kamarck (died 3 March 2010) was an American economist, Director of the Economic Development Institute at the World Bank and Regents Professor at University of California, Los Angeles.

In 1936, Kamarck got his BA summa cum laude at Harvard University.[1] In 1951, he got his Ph.D at Harvard.[1] He worked for the Federal Reserve Board and, during World War II, he "was posted to the Allied Control Commission for Italy, where he supervised the Banca d'Italia". In 1944, he "was assigned as Chief of the U.S. Financial Intelligence in Germany".[2]

He then continued to work for the United States Secretary of the Treasury in 1946, contributing to the "policy guidelines for the Marshall Plan." He later became World Bank Economic Adviser, Professor at University of California, Los Angeles (1964–65) "and Research Associate at the Harvard Center of International Affairs.[2]


Reviewed by Robert P. Armstrong. In: The American Economic Review, vol. 57, no. 5, 1967, p. 1339-1342.
Reviewed by William Diebold, Jr., Foreign Affairs, April 1977.
Reviewed by Mark Perlman. In: Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 16, no. 1, 1978, p. 120-123.
Reviewed by E. Scott Maynes. In: Journal of Economic Literature, vol. 23, no. 4, 1985, p. 1786-1788.
Reviewed by Paul Streeten. In: Economic Development and Cultural Change, vol. 34, no. 1, 1985, p. 173-176.
Economics as a Social Science: An Approach to Nonautistic Theory. Book description at The University of Michigan Press.
Reviewed by Esther-Mirjam Sent. In: The Review of Politics, 66, p. 350-352, 2004. doi:10.1017/S0034670500037463

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