Uri, Pierre Emmanuel

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URI, PIERRE EMMANUEL (1911–1992), French economist. Uri was born in Paris. From 1936 to 1940, he taught in the U.S. In 1944 he entered public service, with the Institut de Science Economique Appliquée. From 1947 to 1951, he taught at the École Nationale d'Administration concurrently serving with the United Nations Experts Committee on Employment. In 1952 he became chief economist with the European Coal and Steel Community and left in 1959 to join *Lehman Brothers as their adviser on European affairs (1959–61).

Among his numerous publications were the following: La Réforme de l'enseignement (1937); Le Fonds monétaire international (1945); La Crise de la zone de libre échange (1959), published under the pseudonym "Europeus"; Dialogue des continents (1963, 19642; Partnership for Progress, 1963); and Une politique monétaire pour L'Amérique latine (1965).

[Joachim O. Ronall]