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An interview with Brian J. Loasby


  • Nicolai J. Foss


Born in 1930, Brian J. Loasby is generally recognised as the leading post-Marshallian economic theorist. He has published widely on the theory of economic organisation, methodology, and the history of economic ideas, including Smith and Keynes. His work includes the now-classic Choice, Complexity, and Ignorance (Cambridge University Press, 1976), a collection of essays entitled The Mind and Method of the Economist (Edward Elgar, 1989), and a l ecture series published as Equilibrium and Evolution (Manchester University Press, 1991), in addition to numerous papers in and edited volumes. Brian Loasby is a Professor at the Economics Department, University of Stirling. Brian Loasby (BL) was interviewed by Nicolai Foss (NF) on Saturday May 31, 1997.

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  • Nicolai J. Foss, "undated". "An interview with Brian J. Loasby," IVS/CBS Working Papers 97-9, Department of Industrial Economics and Strategy, Copenhagen Business School.
  • Handle: RePEc:ivs:iivswp:97-9

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    post-marshllian economics; evolution;

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    • B3 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals
    • B4 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology


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