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  • Klein, Lawrence R.

    (University of Pennsylvania)


Leo Byron Klein and Blanche (Monheit) Klein, both of whom were born in the American Middle West, had three children. I, Lawrence Klein, was born in Omaha, Nebraska, as were my elder brother and younger sister. My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history.

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  • Klein, Lawrence R., 1981. "Autobiography," Nobel Prize in Economics documents 1980-2, Nobel Prize Committee.
  • Handle: RePEc:ris:nobelp:1980_002

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    • E17 - Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics - - General Aggregative Models - - - Forecasting and Simulation: Models and Applications


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