Lives of the Laureates, Third Edition

Lives of the Laureates, Third Edition

Thirteen Nobel Economists

Edited by William Breit and Roger W. Spencer

Lives of the Laureates brings a fresh perspective to the science of economics. Here Paul Samuelson, Milton Friedman, George Stigler, Arthur Lewis, Lawrence Klein, James Tobin, and Kenneth Arrow present their own personal and professional development in a series of essays that reveals the diversity and richness of contemporary economic thought in America.

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Lives of the Laureates brings a fresh perspective to the science of economics. Here Paul Samuelson, Milton Friedman, George Stigler, Arthur Lewis, Lawrence Klein, James Tobin, and Kenneth Arrow present their own personal and professional development in a series of essays that reveals the diversity and richness of contemporary economic thought in America.

Lives of the Laureates provides a condensed and personalized history of modern economic thought, with some of the most eloquent and important contributors to that history as guides. William F. Sharpe of the Graduate School of Business at Stanford, Ronald H. Coase of the University of Chicago, and Douglass C. North of Washington University are the distinguished trio of American economic laureates who have added their invaluable insights to this new edition.

Contributors Franco Modigliani, James M. Buchanan, Robert M. Solow, Paul Samuelson, Milton Friedman, W. Arthur Lewis, Lawrence Klein, James Tobin, George Stigler, and Kenneth Arrow in a series of autobiographical essays that describe each economist's personal and professional development.

Hardcover

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262023917 287 pp. | 5.3 in x 7.9 in

Paperback

Out of Print ISBN: 9780262522380 287 pp. | 5.3 in x 7.9 in

Editors

William Breit

William Breit was E. M. Stevens Distinguished Professor Emeritus at Trinity University, San Antonio.

Roger W. Spencer

Roger W. Spencer is Vernon F. Taylor Professor of Economics at Trinity University, San Antonio.