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James Tobin, 1918–2002

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  • Brian Snowdon
  • James Tobin
  • Howard R. Vane

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Professor James Tobin, who died on 11 March 2002, was possibly the most eminent of the world’s ‘Keynesian’ economists. Described by Nobel Laureate Paul Samuelson as “the archetype of a late-twentieth century American scholar†, Tobin was without doubt one of the most influential economists of his time who inspired a whole generation of students. In this interview, Professor Tobin discusses the progress and development of economics in the second half of the twentieth century.

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  • Brian Snowdon & James Tobin & Howard R. Vane, 2002. "James Tobin, 1918–2002," World Economics, World Economics, 1 Ivory Square, Plantation Wharf, London, United Kingdom, SW11 3UE, vol. 3(3), pages 121-160, July.
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