Leland B. Yeager

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Leland B. Yeager
Buchanan and Yeager
Born(1924-11-04)November 4, 1924
DiedApril 23, 2018(2018-04-23) (aged 93)
Scientific career
FieldsMonetary policy, international trade
Doctoral advisorsJames W. Angell, Ragnar Nurkse
InfluencesLudwig von Mises, Murray Rothbard, Friedrich Hayek

Leland Bennett Yeager (/ˈjɡər/; November 4, 1924 – April 23, 2018) was an American economist and an expert on monetary policy and international trade.[1] He was a Professor Emeritus at both Auburn University and the University of Virginia.

The month before his death Yeager wrote about the "destructive and ignorant" trade policy of United States President Donald Trump.[2] Yeager died in April 2018 at the age of 93.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Cato Institute. "Adjunct Scholar."
  2. "Leland Yeager on Trump and Trade". Cato Institute. 11 March 2018. Retrieved 24 April 2018.
  3. Mises Institute: Leland Yeager, R.I.P.