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Charalambos Dionisios Aliprantis (Greek: Χαράλαμπος Διονύσιος Αλιπράντης; May 12, 1946 – February 27, 2009) was a Greek-American economist and Mathematician who introduced Banach space and Riesz space methods in economic theory. He was born in Cefalonia, Greece in 1946 and immigrated to the US in 1969, where he obtained his PhD in Mathematics from Caltech in June 1973.

Charalambos D. Aliprantis
Charalambos D. (Roko) Aliprantis.jpg
Born(1946-05-12)May 12, 1946
DiedFebruary 27, 2009(2009-02-27) (aged 62)
NationalityAmerican and Greek
InstitutionPurdue University
Indiana University – Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)
FieldFunctional analysis and Operator theory
Mathematical economics
Alma materCaltech
InfluencesYuri Abramovich
Owen Burkinshaw
ContributionsBanach-space and Riesz-space methods in economic theory

He was a distinguished professor of Economics and Mathematics at Purdue University. He was the founding editor of the journals Economic Theory and Annals of Finance, an Editor of Positivity and a founding member of the Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory.



About AliprantisEdit

  • Anonymous (Summer 2009). "In memoriam ... Charalambos D. (Roko) Aliprantis" (PDF). Math PUrview. West Lafayette, Indiana: Department of Mathematics, Purdue University: 13.
  • Basile, Achille (2009). "Obituary: Memory of Charalambos D. Aliprantis". Decisions in Economics and Finance. A Journal of Applied Mathematics. 32 (1): 1–4. doi:10.1007/s10203-009-0088-5. MR 2496681.
  • Cornet, Bernard; Prescott, Edward C.; Yannelis, Nicholas C. (2008). "Introduction of the special issue: Economic theory in honor of Charalambos D. Aliprantis". Journal of Mathematical Economics. 44 (7–8): 551–552. doi:10.1016/j.jmateco.2007.08.002. MR 2414885.

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