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    Moore, Henry Ludwell (1869–1958)

    An outstanding pioneer econometrician, Moore was a retiring, highly sensitive, intensely dedicated man, who devoted his whole life to the construction of ‘a statistical complement to economics’, as he termed i...

    A.W. Coats in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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    Ely, Richard Theodore (1854–1943)

    Ely was born in Ripley, New York, on 13 April 1854 and died at Old Lyme, Connecticut, on 4 October 1943.

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    Seligman, Edwin Robert Anderson (1861–1939)

    Seligman was born in New York City on 25 April 1861 and died on 18 July 1939 at Lake Placid, New York. An economist of unusual erudition, energy and wide-ranging interests, Seligman successfully combined a lif...

    A. W. Coats in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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    Patten, Simon Nelson (1852–1922)

    One of the most original and idiosyncratic American economists of his generation, Patten was born at Sandwich, Illinois on 1 May 1852 and studied at Jennings Seminary, Aurora, Illinois. There he met Joseph Fre...

    A. W. Coats in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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    Walker, Francis Amasa (1840–1897)

    Internationally the most widely known and esteemed American economist of his generation, Walker had a varied and distinguished public career. After obtaining his AB at Amherst in 1860, he studied law for one y...

    A. W. Coats in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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    Concluding Reflections

    Taken as a whole, the chapters in this book are more notable for their chronological range than for their thematic or conceptual unity. This will be no surprise to readers familiar with the literature and hist...

    A. W. Coats in Mercantilist Economics (1993)

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    Economics and Psychology: A Resurrection Story

    Although few historians of economics nowadays view the so-called “marginal revolution” of the 1870s as a complete break with the past, it is still generally seen as an important turning point in the developmen...

    A. W. Coats in Psychological Economics (1988)

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    Dunbar, Charles Franklin (1830–1900)

    Dunbar’s career illustrates the narrow gap between practical and academic economics in his lifetime, for he demonstrated that scholarly instincts, common sense and knowledge of current affairs could overcome d...

    A. W. Coats in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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    Bullock, Charles Jesse (1869–1941)

    Bullock was born in Boston on 21 May 1869. Trained partly by correspondence course directed by R.T. Ely, he graduated from Boston University in 1892 while employed as a high school principal, a combination not...

    A. W. Coats in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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    Carver, Thomas Nixon (1865–1961)

    Carver’s career exemplifies the blend of scientific economics and popular social science so characteristic of his period. He was born on 25 March 1865 in Kirkville, Iowa. After a disrupted undergraduate educat...

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    Hollander, Jacob Harry (1871–1940)

    Born in Baltimore, Maryland on 23 July 1871, Hollander spent his entire career at the Johns Hopkins University, studying under R.T. Ely and J.B. Clark, graduating AB in 1891, PhD in 1894, and joining the facul...

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    Adams, Henry Carter (1851–1921)

    Adams was born on 31 December 1851 in Davenport, Iowa, and died in Ann Arbor, Michigan, on 11 August 1921. In many respects typical of the new generation of late nineteenth-century American social scientists, ...

    A. W. Coats in The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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    The Revival of Subjectivism in Economics

    Generally speaking, historians are loath to report on current or very recent movements, and the very sound reasons for this disinclination will soon become clear to readers of this chapter. In examining the na...

    A. W. Coats in Beyond Positive Economics? (1983)

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    The distinctive LSE ethos in the inter-war years

    A. W. Coats in Atlantic Economic Journal (1982)