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Professor Robert Z. Aliber

Wednesday, December 11, 2013


Professor Aliber received his Ph.D. degree from Yale University in 1962 and undergraduate degrees from Williams College and Cambridge University. He joined the faculty of the Graduate School of Business at the University of Chicago in 1965 and retired in 2004 as Professor of International Economics and Finance. Prior to joining the Chicago faculty, Professor Aliber was Senior Economic Advisor, Agency for International Development, Department of State.

Professor Aliber has written extensively about international financial issues, including changes in cross-border capital flows, changes in currency values, and the efficiency of the currency market. His publications include The New International Money Game; The Multinational Paradigm; and Manias, Panics, and Crashes (Fifth Edition, with the previous editions authored by Charles P. Kindleberger). He recently published Your Money and Your Life, a book on personal finance, and is co-editor of a collection of papers and reports about Iceland’s financial crisis.