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A Conversation with Kurt Rothschild


  • Kurt Rothschild
  • John King


Kurt Rothschild was born in Vienna in 1914. In 1938 he came to Glasgow as a refugee from the Nazis, and taught there until his return to Austria in 1947. Between 1947 and 1966 he was a researcher at the Austrian Economic Research Institute in Vienna (WIFO), specialising in labour market and trade issues; he still works for WIFO as a consultant. From 1966 until 1985 he was Professor of Economics at the University of Linz. Two volumes of his collected papers appeared in the 1990s (Rothschild, 1993, 1995). His recent publications include Rothschild (2004a, 2004b, 2006, 2007a, 2007b). This interview took place in Vienna on 1 November 2007.

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  • Kurt Rothschild & John King, 2009. "A Conversation with Kurt Rothschild," Review of Political Economy, Taylor & Francis Journals, vol. 21(1), pages 145-155.
  • Handle: RePEc:taf:revpoe:v:21:y:2009:i:1:p:145-155
    DOI: 10.1080/09538250802517089

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