This title, first published in 1989, is an in-depth biographical dictionary of the Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences from 1969 to 1988. Each biographical entry includes a segment on the foundations of their career in the economic sciences, summaries of their most notable discoveries and ideas and other notable contributions. Each entry also includes a selected bibliography for further reading on the individual. This book will be of particular interest to students of the history of economic thought.
Foreword; Introduction; Nobel Laureates in Economic Sciences by Year; The Laureates; Index
The volumes in this set, originally published between 1925 and 1990, draw together research by leading academics in the area of the history of economic thought. The volumes encompass many different schools of economic thought, with a focus on individual economic thinkers such as Friedrich Hayek, Adam Smith and Piero Sraffa. This set will be of interest to students of economics, particularly students of the history of economic thought.