Phoebus Dhrymes

Phoebus J. Dhrymes
Born (1932-10-01)October 1, 1932
Ktima, Cyprus
Died April 8, 2016(2016-04-08) (aged 83)
Nationality Cypriot
Institution Columbia University
Field Econometrics
Alma mater Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Texas at Austin
Influences Edwin Kuh
Robert Solow

Phoebus James Dhrymes (October 1, 1932 – April 8, 2016)[1] was a Cypriot American econometrician. He was a professor of economics at Columbia University. Dhrymes made substantial contributions to econometric theory through journal articles and textbooks.[2]

Born on Cyprus,[3] Dhrymes arrived in the United States in 1951, settling with relatives in New York City.[2] After a few months, he volunteered to be drafted into the US Army for a two-year tour of duty, and afterwards attended the University of Texas at Austin on the G.I. Bill. In 1961 he earned his Ph.D. from Massachusetts Institute of Technology under supervision of Edwin Kuh and Robert Solow. He was appointed associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania in 1963 and became a full professor in 1967.[2] Since 1973, he had been a professor at Columbia University.

He died on April 8, 2016.[1]

Selected publications


  1. 1 2 Phoebus J. Dhrymes (1932-2016)
  2. 1 2 3 Spanos, Aris. "The ET Interview: Professor Phoebus J. Dhrymes". Econometric Theory. 18 (5): 1221–1272. doi:10.1017/S0266466602185094.
  3. Strathmore's Who's Who, 1998–1999, p. 305, at Google Books

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