“Father of the Euro”, Nobel laureate Robert Mundell died in Italy

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Mundell began talking about a single currency for Europe in the 60s of the last century.

The 1999 Nobel Prize laureate, the ideological inspirer of the single European currency, died on April 4 in Tuscany at the age of 88.

Canadian economist Robert Mundell, who is called the “father of the euro”, died at the age of 89 in Italian Tuscany, where in recent years he lived with his family, writes Bloomberg.

Mundell was born in 1932 in Kingston, Canada. He holds a BA in Economics from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver and an MA from Seattle Washington University. Mundell holds a law degree from the University of Waterloo and attended the London School of Economics.

In 1999, he won the Nobel Prize for his work in economics.

From 1974 until his death, he was a professor at Columbia University.

Mundella is considered the ideological inspirer of the creation of a single currency for Europe – the euro. He began to talk about this back in the 60s of the twentieth century.

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