Glossary of Names
The following is an extensive, but not exhaustive, selection of the individuals whose names are mentioned in the 11 interviews. The information below is contained in numerous sources such as The Encyclopedia Britannica, The Columbia Encyclopedia, Great Economists before Ke-ynes,Great Economists aper Keynes, Who’s Who in Economics, The History of Economic Thought web site (http:cepa.newschool.edu), and other sites on the internet too numerous to mention. Quotations are the words of the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences, indicating the motivation for awarding the Nobel Prize. Angell, James W. (1898-1986), Born: Chicago, 1. A predecessor of the 1 , monetarist school of thought. His books Theory of .International Prices and The Behavior of Money are Angell’s major contributions. However, being published during the Depression, and in the same year as Keynes’s General Theory, resulted in little attention being paid to his book The Behavior of Money. Who’s Who in Economics, pp. 10-1 1. Arrow, Kenneth f.(192 I- ), Born: New York, NY. Professor Arrow is known for his research in theories of justice, equilibrium under monopolistic competition, collective decision making, and shifts in income distribution. He was the past President of the American Economic Association, the Western Economic Association, and the International Economic Association. Arrow received the John Bates Clark medal in 1957 and shared the Nobel Prize in Economics with John Hicks in 1972 “for their pioneering contributions to general economic equilibrium theory and welfare theory.” Who s Who in Economics, pp. 12-13. Bagehot, Walter (1 826-77), Born: Langport, Somerset,...
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