Allan Meltzer Awarded Truman Medal for Economic Policy

Friday, October 21, 2011
Allan H. Meltzer is a distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution.
Allan H. Meltzer is a distinguished fellow at the Hoover Institution.

Allan Meltzer, a distinguished visiting fellow at the Hoover Institution and the Allan H. Meltzer University Professor of Political Economy at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University, has been awarded the Truman Medal for Economic Policy. Established in 2005, the medal recognizes economists who have made extraordinary contributions to the formation of economic policy. The award went to Alan Greenspan in 2005, George P. Shultz in 2007, and Paul Volker in 2009. The Truman Medal honors Meltzer’s pioneering academic work in monetary policy, political theory, and economic history; his many practical contributions to improved economic policy; and his unswerving devotion to capitalism and individual liberty. (Tepper)

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