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The Essence of Becker
     

The Essence of Becker

by Ramon Febrero, John Raisian (Foreword by), Pedro S. Schwartz
 

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This volume presents twenty-six essays that showcase the brilliant originality and range of economic thought that earned Hoover Institution senior fellow Gary S. Becker the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1992.

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This volume presents twenty-six essays that showcase the brilliant originality and range of economic thought that earned Hoover Institution senior fellow Gary S. Becker the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences in 1992.

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A collection of essays by Nobel Prize-winning economist Becker, chronicling the evolution of his thought from economic to social issues such as racial and sexual discrimination, investment in human capital, marriage and the family, and drug addiction. Includes the text of his Nobel lecture, "The Economic Way of Looking at Behavior." Paper edition (9342-8), $25.95. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

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ISBN-13:
9780817993429
Publisher:
Hoover Institution Press
Publication date:
02/29/2000
Series:
Publication Series , #42
Pages:
669
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.50(d)

Meet the Author

Ramón Febrero is a professor of economics at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid and director of the Economics and Business Administration Division of the Centro de Estudios Superiores "Ramón Carande". Pedro S. Schwartz is a professor of the history of economic thought at the Autonomous University of Madrid and a special consultant at National Economic Research Association.

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