• Announcement
  • September 21, 2023

Victor Fuchs (1924–2023)

Victor Fuchs died at the age of 99.

Stanford University

The American Economic Association and the economics profession were saddened to learn of the passing of Victor Fuchs at age 99. A longtime professor at Stanford University and a prolific author, he was best known for his work in the field of health care economics. 

In addition to having a distinguished academic career, Fuchs served as president of the AEA in 1995 and as a member of the AEA Executive Committee from 1984 to 1986.  He was named an AEA Distinguished Fellow in 1990. Learn more about Fuchs and his contributions to the economics profession.  A collection of his articles has been published by the Stanford Institute for Economc Policy Research (SIEPR).