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James Tobin

American economist

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James Tobin was an American economist who served on the Council of Economic Advisers and consulted with the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, and taught at Harvard and Yale Universities. He developed the ideas of Keynesian economics, and advocated government intervention to stabilize output and avoid recessions. His academic work included pioneering contributions to the study of investment, monetary and fiscal policy and financial markets. He also proposed an econometric model for censored dependent variables, the well-known Tobit model.

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University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Public research university in Urbana and Champaign, Illinois, United States

Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

Yale University

Private research university in New Haven, Connecticut, United States

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#47 World Rank
Economics
#2555 World Rank
Mathematics