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Economics | Charalambos D. Aliprantis passed away

Charalambos D. Aliprantis passed away

Charalambos D. (Roko) Aliprantis passed away on February 27, 2009

Charalambos Aliprantis
It is with great sadness that we report that Charalambos D. (Roko) Aliprantis the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the journals Economic Theory and Annals of Finance and Editor-in-Chief of the journal Positivity, passed away on February 27, 2009.
He was a founder of The Society for the Advancement of Economic Theory and organised the biennial conference of the Society.
Roko Aliprantis authored or coauthored over 90 scholarly articles and twelve books.
His specializations included economic theory, where he made path breaking contributions in general equilibrium theory, and functional analysis and operator theory, where he was recognized as one of the leading experts in the area of ordered vector spaces and positive operators. Springer deeply regrets losing one of our most committed editors.