Quotations by Lawrence R. Klein

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Born: Tuesday, September 14, 1920
Profession: Economist
Nationality: American


After my first visit to Japan, in 1960, to work on a joint model building project at Osaka University, I maintained a continuing interest in the country and the entire Far East.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Work, Building, Country, First, Interest, Project, University, Visit)

Although I was not aware of it at the time, the experience of growing up during the Great Depression was to have a profound impact on my intellectual and professional career.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Career, Depression, Growing up)

An early fascination with higher mathematics at the university level blossomed into speculative thinking that could provide a basis for dealing with economic issues.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Mathematics, Thinking, University)

During the early 1960s, I decided to supplement research support for quantitative economic studies at Pennsylvania by selling econometric forecasts to private and public sector buyers.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Selling, Public, Research, Support)

I, Lawrence Klein, was born in Omaha, Nebraska, as were my elder brother and younger sister.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Sister, Brother)

It came as a surprise to find that a professional society and journal (Econometrica) were flourishing, and I entered this area of study with great enthusiasm.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Society, Enthusiasm, Study)

My early education was in the public school system of Omaha, where, retrospectively, I realize that my high school training served me in good stead for the basic subjects of mathematics, English, foreign languages and history.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Education, History, English, Mathematics, Public, School, Training)

On the way from Chicago, I spent the summer of 1947 in Ottawa, helping to build the first of a series of econometric models for the Canadian government.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Government, Chicago, First, Summer)

The completion of my undergraduate training at the University of California (Berkeley) provided just the needed touches of rigor at advanced levels in both economics and mathematics.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Completion, Economics, Mathematics, Training, University)

The funds from the sale were put into research and general teaching budgets at the university. Wharton Econometric Forecasting Associates, Inc., is now a growing enterprise with many model and other econometric facilities.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Budgets, Now, Research, Teaching, University)

The SSRC committee turned attention from team research for building a model of the United States to doing one for world trade in order to investigate the international transmission mechanism.
- Lawrence R. Klein
(Keywords: Attention, Building, Committee, Order, Research, states, Trade, United, World)







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