Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Happy 95th Birthday Albert Hirschman

I almost missed this today, but better late than never. Hirschman is perhaps the greatest living economist (though, like Herbert Simon and Thomas Schelling, he was more of an all-around social scientist than simply an economist) not to have been awarded the Nobel Prize. Everyone should read his enduring classic Exit, Voice and Loyalty (Harvard 1970). For a brief bio, see here.

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