Charles Wolf Jr. was born on August 1, 1924, and died on October 24, 2016.
He was a senior economic advisor at the RAND Corporation from June 23, 1955, until his death.
Wolf was also a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and was on the advisory board of the Center for International Business and Economic Research at the UCLA Anderson School of Management.
Charles was a board member of Capital Income Builder and of Capital World Growth and Income, Inc., and a member of the American Economic Association, the Econometric Society, the Council on Foreign Relations, and the International Institute for Strategic Studies in London.
His research focused on how economic forces shape the international political environment and how economic instruments can advance U.S. and Western interests.
The idea has been a complement to the political and military analyses that typically dominate these discussions.
Wolf Jr.’s research also contributed to the respective competencies of market forces and governments.
He died due to a cardiac arrest.
Charles Wolf Jr. passed away at 92 years old.