Kenneth C. Griffin Department of Economics

Larry A. Sjaastad Fund will support graduate fellowships

A graduate fellowship fund in memory of Professor Larry A. Sjaastad has been created in the Department of Economics through a generous gift.


Sjaastad was professor emeritus of economics and a leading expert on trade in Latin America, died on May 2, 2012, at the age of 77. He made fundamental contributions to economics across a wide spectrum of topics including public finance, international economics and exchange rate theory.