Allan H. Meltzer, American economist, Died at 89


Allan H. Meltzer was born on February 6, 1928, in Boston, Massachusetts and died on May 8, 2017.

He was an American economist.

He was served as Professor of Political Economy at Carnegie Mellon University’s Tepper School of Business and Institute for Politics and Strategy in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Allan was born into a Jewish family.

He was a researcher in monetary policy and the US Federal Reserve System, and has authored several academic papers and books on the development and applications of monetary policy, and about the history of central banking in the US.

Working with Karl Brunner, Allan created the Shadow Open Market Committee: a monetarist council that deeply criticized the Federal Open Market Committee.

He served as president of the Mont Pelerin Society for the 2012–2014 term.

Allan H. Meltzer passed away at 89 years old.