Luigi Einaudi

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Einaudi, Luigi


Born Mar. 24, 1874, in Carrù, near Cuneo; died Oct. 30, 1961, in Rome. Italian political and state figure; prominent economist.

Einaudi graduated from the University of Turin. He published a number of economics journals and taught at the universities of Milan and Turin. Between 1943 and 1945 he lived as an exile in Switzerland.

From 1945 to 1948, Einaudi was governor of the Bank of Italy. He became a member of the Consulta Nazionale (National Council) in 1945 and was elected to the Constituent Assembly as a Liberal in 1946. Einaudi served as vice-premier and minister of the budget in 1947 and 1948. He was the president of the republic from 1948 to 1955, when he was appointed a life member of the Senate.

An author of works on economics and finance, Einaudi was a member or honorary member of many academies and scholarly organizations, both in Italy and abroad.

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