Brunner, Karl, 1916-1989

Swiss economist

Karl Brunner was a Swiss economist who introduced the term "monetarism" into the mainstream vocabulary of economics. Over his professional career of 43 years, Karl Brunner founded two leading academic journals, namely the Journal of Money, Credit, and Banking (in 1969) and the Journal of Monetary Economics (in 1973). He also originated the Konstanz, Interlaken and Carnegie-Rochester (with Allan Meltzer) meetings, as well as the Shadow Open Market Committee (in 1973, again with Meltzer). (Source: Wikipedia)

February 16, 1916
May 9, 1989
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