Alan Krueger dies aged 58, commits suicide

Alan Krueger has died, aged 58. The famed economist and economic advisor to Barack Obama and Bill Clinton reportedly committed suicide.

Krueger served as chief economist for the U.S. Department of Labor during the Clinton administration and chair of the White House Council of Economic Advisers during Obama’s time in office.

Alan Krueger dies aged 58, commits suicide lailasnews 2
Alan Krueger dies aged 58, commits suicide


In a statement released by the Krueger family, they regretted the loss of their illustrous sons and asked that sympathisers not to send flowers:

“It is with tremendous sadness we share that Professor Alan B. Krueger, beloved husband, father, son, brother, and Princeton professor of economics took his own life over the weekend. The family requests the time and space to grieve and remember him. In lieu of flowers, we encourage those wishing to honor Alan to make a contribution to the charity of their choice,”

Princeton University said in a statement.

“Alan was recognized as a true leader in his field, known and admired for both his research and teaching,”

Before his death, Alan Krueger who is survived by his wife and two children received numerous awards, including the Kershaw Prize by the Association for Public Policy and Management in 1997 for distinguished contributions to public policy analysis by someone under the age of 40.

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  1. I’m thoroughly dissappointed,Disgraced by your actions,May God have mercy on your Damned Soul
    I mean for someone who’d it going,why resort to Suicide in the first place to keep your family miserable

  2. No matter what may happened, you don’t suppose top take your own life away. Well God pls ale m accept his soul.

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