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Curriculum Vitae of Ronald Coase

I. Personal
Born December 29, 1910
Died September 2, 2013

II. Professional


Clifton R. Musser Professor Emeritus of Economics, and Senior Fellow in Law 
      and Economics, University of Chicago Law School, 1982-2013
Distinguished Professor (visiting) of Law and Economics, University of Kansas,
Clifton R. Musser Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Law School,
Professor of Economics, University of Chicago Law School, 1964-70
Professor, University of Virginia, 1958-64
Professor, University of Buffalo, 1951-58
Reader, London School of Economics, 1947-51
Lecturer, London School of Economics, 1938-47
Assistant Lecturer, London School of Economics, 1935-38
Assistant Lecturer, University of Liverpool, 1934-35
Assistant Lecturer, Dundee School of Economics and Commerce, 1932-34
Sir Ernest Cassel Travelling Scholar, 1931-32

Founder, the Coase Center for the Study of the Economy at Zhejiang University, 2012-2013.
Founder, The Coase China Society, 2011-2013.
Fellow, The School of Global studies, Arizona State University, 2006-2013.
Consulting Director and Academic Advisory Chair, Contracting and
      Organizations Research Institute, University of Missouri-Columbia,
Research Advisor, Ronald Coase Institute, 2000-2013
President, International Society for New Institutional Economics, 1997
Chairman, Advisory Board, Center for Research on Contracts and the
      Structure of Enterprise, Katz School of Business, University of Pittsburgh,
Editor, Journal of Law and Economics, 1964-82
Senior Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford, California, 1977
Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford,
      California, 1958-59
Rockefeller Fellow, 1948
Acting British Director of Statistics and Intelligence, Combined Production and
      Resources Board and Representative of Central Statistical Office (United
      Kingdom) in Washington, 1945-46
Statistician, later Chief Statistician, Central Statistical Office, Offices of the
      War Cabinet, (United Kingdom), 1941-46
Head of Statistical Division, Forestry Commission, (United Kingdom) 1940-41

III. Education
Kilburn Grammar School, 1923-1929
London School of Economics, 1929-1931

IV. Degrees
London School of Economics, B. Com. 1932
University of London, D.Sc. (Econ.) 1951
University of Cologne, Dr. Rer. Pol. h.c., 1988
Yale University, D. So. Sc., (honorary) 1989
Washington University in St. Louis, LL.D., (honorary) 1991
University of Dundee, Scotland, LL.D., (honorary) 1992
University of Buckingham, England, D.Sci, (honorary) 1995
Beloit College, D.H.L., (honorary) 1996
Universite de Paris-I, docteur, (honoris causa) 1996
The State University of New York, L.H.D., (honorary) 2012

V. Academic Honours
Distinguished Fellow, American Economic Association
Honorary Fellow, London School of Economics
Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences
Corresponding Fellow, the British Academy
Membre Titulaire, The European Academy
Law and Economics Center Prize, University of Miami, 1980
D. Francis Bustin Prize, University of Chicago, 1988
Alfred Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, 1991

VI. Publications

  Ronald Coase Remembered
  About Ronald Coase
  Online Materials
  List of Publications
  Works Translated

  Interview about NIE, 1997
  Speech to ISNIE, 1999
  Why Economics Will Change, 2002

  Meeting Ronald Coase, 2006
  Videos for Ronald Coase from Alumni

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