FORA.tv Speaker - Michael D. Intriligator

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Biography

Michael D. Intriligator joined the UCLA faculty in 1963. From 1982 to 1992, he directed the UCLA Center for International and Strategic Affairs, the predecessor of the current Burkle Center for International Relations. His research focuses on economic theory, econometrics, health economics, and strategy and arms control. His most recent work has concerned health care reform, the proliferation of nuclear weapons, global security, and Russia's attempted transition to a market economy. He has served as an expert witness on health economic issues for over two decades, has testified before the U.S. Commission on Improving the Effectiveness of the United Nations, and has been a consultant to organizations including the Center for National Securities Studies at the Los Alamos National Laboratory.

A member of the editorial boards of Economic Directions, Defense and Peace Economics and Conflict Management and Peace Science, Intriligator has authored or edited over 200 professional and general articles and scholarly texts. His standard work, Mathematical Optimization and Economic Theory is now in its 13th printing. A fellow of the Econometric Society, Intriligator is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the International Institute for Strategic Studies, a foreign member of the Russian Academy of Sciences.

He received his M.A. from Yale University, where he was the recipient of the Woodrow Wilson Fellowship, and was awarded his Ph.D. from MIT.

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Power, Poverty, and Peace-Building

07.07.10 | 01:32:14 min | 0 comments