Making an Impact: 8 Accomplished African-American Economists

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Dr. Glenn C. Loury

Glenn C. Loury has been a groundbreaking academic and economist throughout his esteemed career. He is the Merton P. Stoltz Professor of the Social Sciences and Professor of Economics at Brown University. His academic background fitfully prepared him to hold that role. He earned a B.A. in Mathematics  from Northwestern University and a Ph.D. in Economics from MIT.

Professor Loury has contributed to numerous areas in applied microeconomic theory: welfare economics, game theory, industrial organization, natural resource economics, and the economics of income distribution. He has also been a scholar in residence at Oxford University, Tel Aviv University, the University of Stockholm, the Delhi School of Economics, the Institute for the Human Sciences in Vienna, the Institute for Policy Studies in Sydney Australia, and the Institute for Advanced Study at Princeton University.

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