Economist and former congressman Jose Ramon Lassen has died at the age of 90
Respected economist Jose Ramon Lason (Alcañez, Teruel, 1932), also former deputy of UCD, Alianza Popular and CDS, He died this Wednesday in Zaragoza.
Lasuén graduated in Economics from the University of Madrid with an exceptional award and has won many of them Scholarships to study at Oxford and Cambridge (United kingdom). In 1957 he received a master’s degree from Stanford University (California). When he returned to Spain, he was awarded the Head of the Department of Economic Theory at the University of Barcelonawhich he held between 1960 and 1966 and which brought him into line with the General Subdirectorate of Town Planning – where he contributed to the development of the first land code in Spain -.
As mentioned Shireafter residing in Caracas and another in Washington, already in the seventies, he was approached by the Autonomous University of Madrid to help them Formation of the Faculty of EconomicsHe was its dean between 1968 and 1973.
Lassen entered politics in 1977 through the Social Democratic Party of Aragon and the Social Democratic Union, which eventually merged into the Christian Democratic Union. Suarez’ economic advisorHe left the party in 1978, and in 1982, he reached an agreement with Manuel Fraga to join the Associated Press. In 1985, after a confrontation with Abel Matutes, he left the party and signed the CDS of the former centrist president.
After leaving the world of politics, he continued teaching at the Independent University and obtained a master’s degree in service economics in the mid-1990s. He retired at the age of 74 According to Herald, settled in Puigmorino, where he cultivated a plantation of fruit trees. His health problems advised him to move closer to hospitals, which is why he moved to Zaragoza.
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