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S. Rao Aiyagari: My Student and My Teacher

Neil Wallace - Consultant

Summer 1997

This essay briefly reviews the professional life and work of economist S. Rao Aiyagari, who died after a heart attack on May 20, 1997, at the age of 45. Aiyagari is described as “one of the ablest economists of his generation.” The essay is accompanied by a complete list of Aiyagari’s published work and reprints of three of his articles in the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis Quarterly Review: “Deflating the Case for Zero Inflation” (Summer 1990), “On the Contribution of Technology Shocks to Business Cycles” (Winter 1994), and “Macroeconomics With Frictions” (Summer 1994).

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