Allan Meltzer (1928–2017)

This content hub pays tribute to the contributions of the late Allan Meltzer, leading economist and Central Banking Editorial Advisory Board member. Below is an obituary written by Stanford University’s John Taylor, who explains the late economist’s extraordinary contributions to economics and central banking.

The hub includes Meltzer’s recent and archived editorial contributions to Central Banking, such as his 1997 take on European Economic and Monetary Union (right), reviews of Meltzer’s books on the US Federal Reserve Board and news updates (below).

Other highlights include: Central Banking Publications founder Robert Pringle’s private email correspondence with Meltzer; and Pringle’s 2003 interview with the economist (below).

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Archive – Interview: Allan Meltzer

Robert Pringle talks to Allan Meltzer, Carnegie Mellon professor and chair of the US Congress’s International Financial Institution Advisory Commission (the “Meltzer Commission”); first published in February 2003

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