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1. Herskovits, Melville Jean (1895–1963)

Herskovits was born in Bellefontaine, Ohio, and died in Evanston, Illinois. He studied history at the University of Chicago (BA, 1920) and anthropology ...

By George Dalton. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

2. Hawley, Frederick Barnard (1843–1929)

Frederick Barnard Hawley (1843–1929) advanced the ‘risk theory of profit’: profit is the reward entrepreneurs get to relieve the other productive factors ...

By Mauro Boianovsky. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3. Young, Allyn Abbott (1876–1929)

Allyn Young's career presents a puzzle. He is best known to modern readers, if at all, as the author of one much-reprinted article on ‘Increasing Returns ...

By Peter Newman. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

4. Becker, Gary S. (born 1930)

Gary S. Becker has produced major economics books and articles for more than 50 years. His studies dominate labour economics and have significantly impacted ...

By Casey B. Mulligan. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

5. external economies

External economies and diseconomies nowadays generally mean unpaid side effects of one producer's output or inputs on other producers. External economies ...

By Peter Bohm. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

6. Viner, Jacob (1892–1970)

Jacob Viner, the economic theorist and historian of economic thought, was born and raised in Montreal, the son of immigrant parents from eastern Europe. ...

By Henry W. Spiegel. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

7. Knight, Frank Hyneman (1885–1962)

A founder of the Chicago School, Frank Knight in his 1921 classic text Risk, Uncertainty and Profit defined perfect competition and distinguished risk ...

By George J. Stigler. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

8. Buchanan, James M. (born 1919)

The customary Anglo-Saxon approach to public finance treats the state as exogenous to the economic process, which restricts public finance to the study ...

By Richard E. Wagner. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

9. entrepreneurship

This article describes the recent expansion of research on entrepreneurship, innovation and growth. Although the entrepreneur is widely credited with ...

By William J. Baumol and Melissa A. Schilling. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

10. Chicago School (new perspectives)

M. W. Reder's entry on the Chicago School closed with the claim that the final chapter of the School's history was about to end. Chicago economics has ...

By Ross B. Emmett. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008