The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Friend, Irwin (1915–1987)

  • Paul Taubman
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Friend was born in Schenectady, New York and received his PhD from American University in 1953. He then became a professor of finance and economics in the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, being president of the American Finance Association in 1972.

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  • Paul Taubman
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