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In Memoriam: The life of Professor Werner Baer

In Memoriam: The life of Professor Werner Baer

By Alex Rich

April 4, 2016

He said that we would meet sometime next week for coffee, that he expected to be out of the hospital by Friday.But on Thursday, March 31, distinguished Economics professor and my personal friend Werner BaerRBpassed away following “a sudden and brief illness.”Two days earlier, he had emailed me from C...