Michael Mussa

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Michael Mussa
Chief Economist of the International Monetary Fund
In office
August 1991 – June 29, 2001
PresidentMichel Camdessus
Horst Köhler
Preceded byPosition established
Succeeded byKenneth Rogoff
Personal details
Born(1944-04-15)April 15, 1944
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
DiedJanuary 15, 2012(2012-01-15) (aged 67)
Washington, D.C., U.S.
EducationUniversity of California, Berkeley (BA)
University of Chicago (MA, PhD)
Academic career
InstitutionInternational Monetary Fund
Council of Economic Advisers
Peterson Institute for International Economics
National Bureau of Economic Research
University of Chicago
University of Rochester
FieldInternational economics,
Monetary economics
AwardsAdam Smith Award (2008)

Michael Louis Mussa (April 15, 1944 – January 15, 2012) was an American economist and academic. He was chief economist at the International Monetary Fund from 1991 to 2001, and was a member of the Council of Economic Advisers from 1986 to 1988. He was also a Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics from 2001 until his death in 2012.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Michael Mussa, Adviser to Reagan on Economy, Dies at 67 NY Times, January 18, 2012
  2. ^ Remembering Economist Mike Mussa The Wall Street Journal, January 17, 2012
  3. ^ Michael L. Mussa, IMF economist, dies at 67 Washington Post, January 18, 2012

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Business positions
Preceded by
New Position
IMF Chief Economist
Succeeded by
Kenneth Rogoff