Albert Otto Hirschman

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Birthday
7, 1915
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 10, 2012 (97)
Birth Sign
Aries
Birthday
7, 1915
Birthplace
Germany
Death Date
Dec 10, 2012 (97)

About

Economist and political ideologist who became known for his contributions to development economics, specifically unbalanced growth for developing countries.

Before Fame

He studied at the London School of Economics and earned his doctorate in economics from the University of Trieste in 1938.

Trivia

Later in his career, he wrote a schemata explaining decline titled Exit, Voice, and Loyalty.

Family Life

His parents were Carl and Hedwig Marcuse Hirschmann and his sister was Ursula Hirschmann.

Associated With

He helped intellectuals and artists escape from France after it surrendered to Adolf Hitler's Nazi army.

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