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(Economist)

Relationship Facts of George Akerlof

George Akerlof is married to Janet Yellen.
He is father of One (Robert Akerlof).
George Akerlof is not having an affair with anyone presently.
His sexual orientation is straight.


What is the relationship of George Akerlof?

George Akerlof is currently married to Janet Yellen. They exchanged vows in 1978.

His wife currently serves as the United States Secretary of the Treasury.

They together have a child, a son named Robert Akerlof.

Robert at present teaches at the University of Warwick.

Who is George Akerlof?

George Akerlof is an American economist and author.

He is one of the professors at Georgetown University and the University of California.

Who are the parents of George Akerlof?

He was born George Arthur Akerlof on 17 June 1940 in New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.

Moreover, his father and his mother’s names were Gösta Carl Åkerlöf and Rosalie Clara Grubber respectively.

His descent is Swedish. Regarding his academics, he went to the Lawrenceville School.

Then he got his BA from Yale University.

Also, he completed his Ph.D. from MIT.

George Akerlof- Professional Life, Career

George Akerlof taught at the London School of Economics from 1978 to 1980.

Currently, he educates students at the McCourt School of Public Policy (Georgetown University).

He also teaches at the University of California. His popular article The Market for Lemons was published in 1970. George also serves as a trustee at Economists for Peace and Security.

At the Institute for New Economic Thinking, he is appointed to an advisory board.

As an author, his written projects are Identity economics, Animal Spirits, An economic Theory’s book of tales, and more.

He is honored with awards like Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences, Guggenheim Fellowship for Social Sciences, and more.

George Akerlof- Net Worth, Salary

He holds an estimated net worth of $5 million as per the sources.

The income and salary of this economist are not revealed.

His wife, Janet is the owner of assets worth $16 million.

Rumors, Controversy

This author is not linked with any desperate rumors or scandals at the present.

What are the body stats of George Akerlof?

Regarding George Akerlof’s body features, his height and his body weight are of average size.

Moreover, the color of his eyes is light brown and he has grey hair.

Social Media

George is not available on social sites like Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Trivia/Facts

  • He is 80 years old as of 2021.
  • His zodiac sign is Gemini.
  • George’s son achieved Ph.D. in economics from Harvard University.
  • His late dad was a chemist and inventor.
  • He and his spouse’s age difference is 6 years.

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