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1918 – Born in Italy on the 18th of June. 1939 – He left Italy for the US because of his Jewish background and antifascist views. 1944 – He obtained his Ph.D. from the New School for Social Research working under Jacob Marschak. 1946 – He became a naturalized citizen of the United States. 1948 ..

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1840 – Carl Menger, born on the 28th of February in Nowy S cz, Poland (at that time Neu Sandec, Austrian Galicia). He was the founder of the Austrian School of economics, famous for contributing to the development of the theory of marginal utility that refuted the labor theory of value developed by the classical ..

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1842 – Alfred Marshall, born on the 26th of July in Bermondsey, London, England. He became one of the most influential economists of his time. 1868 – He became a professor specializing in political economy. 1879 – His works were compiled together into a work entitled The Pure Theory of Foreign Trade: The Pure Theory ..

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1766 – Born on February in Rookery, near Dorking, Surrey, England. English economist and demographer who is best known for his theory that population growth will always tend to outrun the food supply and that betterment of humankind is impossible without stern limits on reproduction. 1784 – Malthus was educated largely at home until his ..

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Norwegian economist in US. 1968 – Earned a B.S. from the Norwegian School of Economics (NHH). 1973 – Ph.D. in economics from Carnegie Mellon, dissertation: Decentralized Macroeconomic Planning.          – Returned to NHH as an assistant Professor.          – Alexander Henderson Award, Carnegie Mellon. 1977-2004 – Joined the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University where he ..

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1883 – Born 5th of June in #6 Harvey Road, Cambridge. 1902 – Entered King’s College, Cambridge, to study mathematics. 1905 – Keynes received his B.A. at King’s College, Cambridge. 1909 – Finished his M.A. 1921 – Published his Treatise on Probability.          – He attacked the deflation policies of the 1920s with A Tract ..

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1948 – He was born this year in Edinburgh, Scotland. He completed his schooling and undergraduate education in that city.   1969 – He applied for and to his astonishment got a permanent teaching post in the University of Oxford.   1970 – Through this year, he developed a conventional academic career, publishing in academic ..

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1911 – Born 13th of December in Skedsmo, Norway. During World War II he worked with Nortraship in the Statistical Department in New York City. 1946 – He received his Ph.D. for his work on The Probability Approach in Econometrics 1944. 1947-1948 –  Trade department head of division. 1948-1979 – Professor in economics and statistics ..

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