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Memoirs of an Unregulated Economist

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  • Stigler, George J.

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In this witty and modest intellectual autobiography, George J. Stigler gives us a fascinating glimpse into the little-known world of economics and the people who study it. One of the most distinguished economists of the twentieth century, Stigler was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1982 for his work on public regulation. He also helped found the Chicago School of economics, and many of his fellow Chicago luminaries appear in these pages, including Fredrich Hayek, Milton Friedman, Ronald Coase, and Gary Becker. Stigler's appreciation for such colleagues and his sense of excitement about economic ideas past and present make his Memoirs both highly entertaining and highly educational.

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  • Stigler, George J., 2003. "Memoirs of an Unregulated Economist," University of Chicago Press Economics Books, University of Chicago Press, edition 1, number 9780226774404, June.
  • Handle: RePEc:ucp:bkecon:9780226774404
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    1. Steven Medema, 2011. "A case of mistaken identity: George Stigler, “The Problem of Social Cost,” and the Coase theorem," European Journal of Law and Economics, Springer, vol. 31(1), pages 11-38, February.

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