Robert Mundell is a Canadian economist who graduated from the University of British Columbia in Vancouver. He attended MIT and was top performer in his years there. He went on to win the 1999 Nobel prize in Economics.
Among his major contributions are:
- Theoretical work on Optimal Currency Areas.
- Contributions to the development of the Euro
- Helped start the movement known as supply-side economics.
- Historical research on the operation of the gold standard in different eras.
- Predicted the inflation of the 1970s.
- Mundell-Fleming Model
- Mundell-Tobin Effect