Who Is Karl Marx?
When writing The Communist Manifesto, Karl Marx thought he was providing a road to utopia, but everywhere his ideas were tried, they resulted in catastrophe and mass murder. In this video, Paul Kengor...
Marxian economics
Marxian economics or the Marxian school of economics refers to a school of economic thought tracing its foundations to the critique of classical political economy first expounded upon by Karl Marx and...
Werner Stark
Werner Stark (2 December 1909 – 4 October 1985) was a sociologist and economist, who made important contributions to the sociology of knowledge, the sociology of religion and the history of economic t...
Dispersed knowledge
In economics, dispersed knowledge is knowledge, concerning all of the factors which influence prices and production throughout the economic system, that no single agent possesses.
Each agent in a ...
Luigi Einaudi
Luigi Einaudi, OMRI ([luˈiːʤi eiˈnaːudi]; March 24, 1874 – October 30, 1961) was an Italian politician and economist. He served as the second President of the Italian Republic between 1948 and 1955.
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Joseph J. Spengler
Joseph John Spengler (19 November 1902 – 2 January 1991) was an American economist, statistician, and historian of economic thought. A recipient of the 1951 John Frederick Lewis Award of the American ...
Leo Rogin
Leo Rogin (1893, Mohilev, Belarus – 1947, Berkeley, CA, USA) was an American economist, economic historian and historian of economic thought.
Robert Ekelund
Robert Burton Ekelund, Jr. (born 1940) is an American economist.
Originally from Galveston, Texas, Ekelund attended St. Mary's University in San Antonio, Texas, earning his B.B.A. in economics in ...
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Karl-Marx-Allee
The Karl-Marx-Allee is a monumental socialist boulevard built by the GDR between 1952 and 1960 in Berlin Friedrichshain and Mitte. Today the boulevard is named after Karl Marx.The boulevard was named ...
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Mark Blaug
Mark Blaug FBA (3 April 1927 – 18 November 2011) was a Dutch-born British economist (naturalised in 1982), who has covered a broad range of topics over his long career.
In 1955 Blaug received his ...
Murray Rothbard
Murray Newton Rothbard (/ˈmʌri ˈrɑːθbɑrd/; March 2, 1926 – January 7, 1995) was an American heterodox economist of the Austrian School, a revisionist historian, and a political theorist whose wri...
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Edwin Cannan
Edwin Cannan (3 February 1861, Funchal, Madeira – 8 April 1935, Bournemouth), the son of artist Jane Cannan, was a British economist and historian of economic thought. He was a professor at the London...
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Friedrich Hayek
Friedrich Hayek CH ([ˈfʁiːdʁɪç ˈaʊ̯ɡʊst ˈhaɪ̯ɛk]; 8 May 1899 – 23 March 1992), born in Austria-Hungary as Friedrich August von Hayek and frequently referred to as F. A. Hayek, was an Au...
James Bonar (civil servant)
James Bonar (27 September 1852 – 1941) was a Scottish civil servant, political economist and historian of economic thought. He was born in Perth but brought up, from the age of four, in Glasgow where ...
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Lionel Robbins, Baron Robbins
Lionel Charles Robbins, Baron Robbins, CH CB FBA (22 November 1898 – 15 May 1984) was a British economist and head of the economics department at the London School of Economics. He is known for his pr...
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Wesley Clair Mitchell
Wesley Clair Mitchell (August 5, 1874 – October 29, 1948) was an American economist known for his empirical work on business cycles and for guiding the National Bureau of Economic Research in its firs...
Guy Routh
Guy Routh (1916–1993) was an economist whose academic career was spent largely at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. He also had a spell at the ILO as a visiting associate at the IILS.He is mos...
Economic calculation problem
The economic calculation problem is a criticism of using economic planning as a substitute for market-based allocation of the factors of production. It was first proposed by Ludwig von Mises in his 19...
Joseph Schumpeter
Joseph Alois Schumpeter ([ˈʃʊmpeːtɐ]; 8 February 1883 – 8 January 1950) was an Austrian-American economist and political scientist. He briefly served as Finance Minister of Austria in 1919. In 1932 he...
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Michio Morishima
Michio Morishima (森嶋 通夫, Morishima Michio, July 18, 1923 – July 13, 2004) was a Japanese economist, mathematician and econometrician, who was a faculty member at the London School of Economics...
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J.F. Normano
J. F. Normano (also: John F. Normano, João Frederico Normano; 12 July 1887 – 25 April 1945; true name: Isaac Ilyich Levin, Russian: Исаак Ильич Левин) was a Russian-American economic historian ...
John Ramsay McCulloch
John Ramsey McCulloch (1 March 1789 – 11 November 1864), a Scottish economist, author and editor, is widely regarded as the leader of the Ricardian school of economists after the death of David Ricard...
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Samuel Hollander
Samuel Hollander, OC FRSC (born April 6, 1937) is a British/Canadian/Israeli economist.Born in London, he received a B.Sc. in economics from the London School of Economics in 1959. In 1961 he rec...
E. Roy Weintraub
Eliot Roy Weintraub (born March 22, 1943) is an American mathematician, economist, and, since 1976, professor of economics at Duke University. He was born in 1943 in New York City.Weintraub has publis...
William Baumol
William Jack Baumol (born February 26, 1922) is an American economist. He is a professor of economics at New York University, Academic Director of the Berkley Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovatio...
Robert W. Clower
Robert Wayne Clower (February 13, 1926 – May 2, 2011) was an American economist. He is credited with having largely created the field of stock-flow analysis in economics and with seminal works on the ...
Ronald Coase
Ronald Harry Coase (/ˈkoʊz/; 29 December 1910 – 2 September 2013) was a British economist and author. He was for much of his life the Clifton R. Musser Professor Emeritus of Economics at the Universit...
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Karl Marx
Karl Marx (/mɑrks/; [ˈkaɐ̯l ˈmaɐ̯ks]; 5 May 1818 – 14 March 1883) was a German philosopher, economist, sociologist, journalist, and revolutionary socialist. Marx's work in economics laid the basis for...
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Martin Bronfenbrenner
Martin Bronfenbrenner (December 2, 1914 in Pittsburgh – June 2, 1997 in Durham, North Carolina) was an internationally renowned economist who published over 250 scholarly papers and five books and ser...