Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Albert O. Hirschman (1915-2012)

Albert O. Hirschman had a big impact on my thinking about economics and society. He passed away here in Princeton this past December. Reading the press release from the Institute of Advance Study, I realize that he was not only a brilliant scholar, but a very brave man. 

Most of my blogs about Hirschman have been in Swedish, but here is a link to an English language comment:

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