Irwin Collier

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Freie Universität Berlin
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Irwin Collier studied economics at Yale University (BA) and at M.I.T. (PhD). Before coming to the Freie Universität Berlin in 1994, he taught at the University of Houston (USA), at CERGE in Prague and Seoul National University in Korea. Irwin Collier's articles have been published in the American Economic Review, Review of Economics and Statistics, Economica and Journal of Comparative Economics. His research interests include the economic theory behind economic index numbers, the economic reconstruction of post-wall Eastern Germany and the political economy of social welfare reform.