Sven Arndt

(1936-2018)

Claremont McKenna College, United States




Sven Arndt was the Charles M. Stone Professor for Money, Credit, and Trade, and former director of the Lowe Institute of Political Economy at Claremont McKenna College in the United States. He received his doctorate from UC Berkeley in 1964 before teaching for five years at UCLA. Then, he taught for 20 years at University of California Santa Cruz as well as holding temporary appointments at universities in Germany, Austria, Hong Kong, and elsewhere. Professor Arndt joined the Claremont McKenna College in 1991. At Claremont, Arndt became the Lowe Institute’s director in 1992. He was known for helping undergraduates develop research projects on the kind of real-world problems in international economics that they might face in their careers.