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Count Carl Peter Bastiat Hamilton (born 1 January 1946 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish, Count, economist and politician.

Carl B. Hamilton
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Count Carl B. Hamilton in 2011.
Member of the Riksdag
for Stockholm Municipality
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In office
In office
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Personal details
Born Carl Peter Bastiat Hamilton
(1946-01-01) January 1, 1946 (age 72)
Gothenburg, Sweden
Nationality Swedish
Political party Liberal People's Party

Hamilton has been a Member of Parliament for the Liberal People's Party from 1997 to 1998 and again since 2002. He sits in the parliament's Committee on the Labour Market and is vice-chair of the Committee on EU Affairs. He is also a member of the party board of the Liberal People's Party.

From 1993 to 1994 he served as an Undersecretary of State at the Swedish Ministry of Finance.

Hamilton holds a doctorate in economics from London in 1974. From 1992 to 1997 he served as a professor in economics at the Stockholm University. During the mid 90s he worked as chief economist at Handelsbanken. Since 1999 he is a part-time professor in international economics at the Stockholm School of Economics.

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