Category: Economists

Franco Modigliani: Life-long Keynesian

  “Franco Modigliani could have been a multiple Nobel winner. When he died he was the greatest living macroeconomist. He revised Keynesian economics from its Model-T, Neanderthal, Great Depression model to its modern-day form”...

Douglass North by Herb Weitman - WUSTL Photos

Douglass C. North: father of new institutionalism

Douglass C. North was born in 1920 in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He attended college at the University of California in Berkeley and majored in political science, economics and philosophy. Upon graduation, he decided to pursue...

Gary Becker

Praised by Milton Friedman as the “greatest social scientist who has lived and worked in the last half century”, Gary Becker, is best known for combining disciplines of economics and sociology to study human...