Cohen, Alvin

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COHEN, Alvin

COHEN, Alvin. American, b. 1931. Genres: Economics, Money/Finance. Career: Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, assistant professor, 1962-65, associate professor, 1965-71, professor of economics, 1971-, director of Guatemala summer program. Universidad Nacional de San Marcos, Fulbright professor, 1961-62; University Nacional de El Salvador, visiting professor, 1962; Universidad Catolica de Cordoba, Fulbright professor, 1971; Universidad Francisco Marroquin, visiting professor, 1980. U.S. Department of State, assigned to Bolivia, 1968, 1969, and 1970. Publications: Economic Change in Chile, 1929-1959, 1960; Ensayos sobre la teoria del desarrollo economico, 1965; Desarrollo economico, 1971; (ed. with F.R. Gunter) The Colombian Economy: Issues of Trade and Development, 1992. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to economic and Latin American studies journals. Address: 37 Rauch Business Center, Lehigh University, 621 Taylor St., Bethlehem, PA 18015, U.S.A.