- Publisher: Cambridge University Press
- Online publication date: November 2011
- Print publication year: 2011
- Online ISBN: 9781139004077
Over the past forty years, economists associated with the University of Chicago have won more than one-third of the Nobel prizes awarded in their discipline and have been major influences on American public policy. Building Chicago Economics presents the first collective attempt by social science historians to chart the rise and development of the Chicago School during the decades that followed the Second World War. Drawing on new research in published and archival sources, contributors examine the people, institutions and ideas that established the foundations for the success of Chicago economics and thereby positioned it as a powerful and controversial force in American political and intellectual life.
Marion Fourcade - University of California, Berkeley
Kimberly K. Phillips-Fein - New York University
Malcolm Rutherford - University of Victoria, Canada
David Warsh - economicprincipals.com
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