Morgenstern, Oskar

Educated at the University of Vienna, after obtaining his doctorate Morgenstern (1902-77) visited several European and American universities on a Rockefeller fellowship. He was Privatdozent (1929) and professor of economics at the University of Vienna (1935), where he was a member of the Vienna Circle; he was the director of the Austrian Institute for Business Cycle Research (1931-38). In 1938 he was dismissed as a consequence of the Nazi occupation of Austria and moved to Princeton, where he became professor in 1944; he retired in 1970.

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Source: GESK ; ETsK ; New Palgrave .

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