By Abigail R. Hall | Thursday February 9, 2017 at 9:41 AM PDT | Comments Off on I’m Not a Pessimist. I’m an Economist.
I’ve been lucky, in my time as a graduate student and now as a professor, to give talks on a variety of subjects to many different groups. From business owners, to my undergraduate students, to MBA students, to high school students and more, I never get tired of talking about what I love. Unfortunately...
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By Robert Higgs | Wednesday August 26, 2015 at 3:53 PM PDT | Comments Off on In Memoriam: Nathan Rosenberg (1927-2015)
I have just received the sad news that Nathan Rosenberg has died. Nate was an outstanding economic historian, and in my early years in the profession I viewed him as the very model of the kind of economic historian I wanted to become. He reviewed many of my early papers before their publication, and...
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