Michael Mussa

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Michael Mussa
Born (1944-04-15)April 15, 1944
Los Angeles, California
Died January 15, 2012(2012-01-15) (aged 67)
Washington, D.C.
Nationality American
Institution International Monetary Fund, Council of Economic Advisers, Peterson Institute for International Economics, National Bureau of Economic Research, University of Chicago, University of Rochester
Field International economics,
Monetary economics
Alma mater University of Chicago
(M.A.) 1970, (Ph.D.) 1974
University of California
(B.A.) 1966
Awards Adam 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