NASAR, Sylvia. American (born Germany). Genres: Biography. Career: Institute for Economic Analysis, New York University, NYC, assistant to Wassily Leontief, 1977-82; Control Data Corp, senior economist, 1982-83; Fortune, NYC, member of economic forecasting group, to associate editor, 1983-; New York Times, NYC, journalist. Publications: A Beautiful Mind (biography), 1998. Address: c/o Simon & Schuster, 1230 Avenue of the Americas, New York, NY 10020, U.S.A.