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Irma Glicman Adelman

Irma Adelman has made an outstanding contribution to the computable general equilibrium models used in planning in collaboration with Cynthia T. Morris made ​​a pioneering attempt to apply new techniques of multivariate analysis in the research of the interactions between the economic, social and political forces in the process of economic development.


Quotations: The proper long term goal of development policy must be…what I shall call depauperization…Depauperization has both economic and noneconomic dimensions and stresses the removal not only of material but equality important of social, political, and spiritual forms of deprivation.

Irma Adelman


  • Fellow American Academy Arts and Scis.

  • Econometric Society

  • Royal Society Encouragement Arts

  • Manufacturing and Commerce (Berkeley citation 1996); Economic Association (executive committee, vice president 1969-71).
    1969 - 1971



Other interests: Professional interests:

Income Distribution and Poverty in Developing Countries.

Economic Development and Institutional Change.

Industrialization and Agricultural Policy in Developing Countries.

Economic Planning and Operations Research.

International Trade and Economic Development.


  • Mother: Raissa
  • Father: Jacob
  • co-author: S. T. Morris
    "Society, Politics, and Economic Development: A Quantitative Approach", Johns Hopkins University Press, 1967
  • Income Distribution Policy in Developing Countries: A Case Study of Korea, Stanford University Press, 1977
Born March 14, 1930
  • 1946 - 1950
    studied at University of California - Berkeley, Business Administration, Bachelor of Science
  • 1950 - 1951
    studied at University of California - Berkeley, Economics, Master of Arts
  • 1951 - 1955
    studied at University of California - Berkeley, Economics, Doctor of Philosophy
  • 1955 - 1962
    Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley
  • 1962 - 1966
    Lecturer, Leland Stanford Junior University
  • 1966 - 1977
    Lecturer. Professor, Northwestern University
  • 1977 - 1978
    Chief economist of the Research center (object- developing countries), World Bank
  • 1979 - 2012
    economic professor, University of California, Berkeley



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