Economics Professor Memoir – CRISES AND COMPASSION: FROM RUSSIA TO THE GOLDEN GATE

Economics Professor Memoir – CRISES AND COMPASSION: FROM RUSSIA TO THE GOLDEN GATE

RECENT REVIEW: [stars] Crises and Compassion is such a compelling story about an exceptional life! Thank you for sharing that story with Bill and me—and thank you for sharing it with the world by making the great effort to write down your incredible range of experiences. Especially captivating were the chapters on Russia, UCB, and Africa. Your final description of the students in your freshman seminar and their inexperience in dealing with others face-to-face, collaboratively, is spot on! And, I learned a bit of economics in the process: a good thing for an English major! -Margaret Thomas   CRISES AND COMPASSION: FROM RUSSIA TO THE GOLDEN GATE – A Memoir from World Renown Economics Professor John M Letiche Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 7 ratings Crises and Compassion: From Russia to the Golden Gate (Footprints Series)     Find economics books, best economics books, economic news, recommended books,  autographed books,signed books John M. Letiche started life as Ianik Letichevsky, a citizen of the newly constituted Union of Soviet Socialist Republics. The son of a brilliant but dictatorial father and a loving, cultivated mother, he went on to a remarkable career as an accomplished scholar, professor of economics, and adviser to governments. Letiche, now in his nineties, provides an intriguing look at the changes that have occurred during his lifetime. Following his Kiev childhood and formative years in Depression-era Montreal, he completed a doctorate at the University of Chicago and took up a Rockefeller fellowship at the Council on Foreign Relations in New York City. As a technical advisor to the Economic Commission for Africa he conducted trade talks with...