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S. Rao Aiyagari: my student and my teacher

Abstract: This essay briefly reviews the professional life and work of economist S. Rao Aiyagari, who died after a heart attack on May 20, 1997, at the age of 45. Aiyagari is described as ?one of the ablest economists of his generation.? The essay is accompanied by a complete list of Aiyagari?s published work and reprints of three of his articles in the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review: ?Deflating the Case for Zero Inflation? (Summer 1990), ?On the Contribution of Technology Shocks to Business Cycles? (Winter 1994), and ?Macroeconomics With Frictions? (Summer 1994).

Keywords: Economists;

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis

Part of Series: Quarterly Review

Publication Date: 1997

Volume: 21

Issue: Sum

Pages: 2-4