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Alexander Eckstein

Born: 9-Dec-1915
Birthplace: Novisad, Yugoslavia
Died: 4-Dec-1976
Location of death: Ann Arbor, MI
Cause of death: Heart Failure

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Economist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Sinologist, China's Economic Revolution

Arranged for the Chinese Ping Pong team to visit the United States in 1972.

Wife: Ruth Rubenstein (one son)
Son: Robert

    University: BS Economics, UC Berkeley (1939)
    University: MS Economics, UC Berkeley (1941)
    University: PhD Economics, UC Berkeley (1952)
    Professor: Economics, University of Rochester (-1961)
    Professor: Economics, University of Michigan (1961-76)
    Administrator: Director, Center for Chinese Studies, University of Michigan (-1976)

    National Committee on US-China Relations Chairman (1970-72)
    Association for Asian Studies
    Council on Foreign Relations

Author of books:
Conditions and Prospects for Economic Growth in Communist China (1954, economics)
The National Income of Communist China (1961, economics)
Communist China's Economic Growth and Foreign Trade: Implications for U.S. Policy (1966, economics)
China Trade Prospects and U.S. Policy (1971, economics)
China's Economic Revolution (1977, economics)

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