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1839 – He was born on the 2nd day of September this year in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to a lower-middle class family.   1855 – His formal education ended at age 14 and he went to sea as a foremast boy at age 15 in April of this year on the Hindoo, bound for Melbourne and ..

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1908 – Born to Canadians of Scottish descent on the 15th of October. 1931 – Graduated from the Ontario Agricultural College with a B.Sc degree. 1933 – Received an M.Sc and Ph.D in Agricultural Economics. 1934 – University of California, Berkeley. – He also became a tutor at Harvard University. 1937 – He became a ..

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1912 – He was born on the 31st day of July this year in Brooklyn, New York City.   1928 – His a gifted student, graduated from Rahway High School in this year, shortly before his 16th birthday.   1932 – He was awarded a competitive scholarship to Rutgers University in New Jersey, graduating with ..

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1867 – Irving N. Fisher, born in Saugerties, New York, USA on the 27th of February. One of the most colourful economists, he is remembered for his brilliant and enduring exposition of economic theory. 1892 – 1930 – Among his many books are Mathematical Investigations in the Theory of Value and Prices, Appreciation and Interest, ..

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1943 – Born in Zambia on the 15th of October. 1962-1966 – He obtained his B.Sc. and M.Sc. at the London School of Economics. 1969 – His Ph.D. at MIT all in economics. 1977-1988 – He was a professor at MIT where he authored two popular economics textbooks. 1988 to August 1990 he was Vice ..

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1897 – Born on the 4th of February in Fürth, Germany. 1913 – He was a commercial apprentice. 1916 – He joined the German forces during World War I as a artilleryman. 1918 – He fought in Romania and was seriously injured near Ypres, Belgium. 1925 – He became executive in his parents’ company. 1928 ..

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1821 – Born on the 26th of March in Dresden, Germany. 1848 – He was attached to the Royal Commission in Saxony, and appointed to determine the relations               between trade and labor. 1850 – He was directed by the government to assist in the organization of the German Industrial                 Exhibition of Leipzig, Gremany. ..

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1942 – Born on the 10th of November in Syracuse, New York, United States. 1966 – He received his master’s degree in physics and Doctor of Philosophy in Cornell University, Ithaca,               New York, U.S.A. 1969 – He served as a Professor of Economics in Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge,                Massachusetts, U.S.A. 1975 – ..

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