The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Lintner, John Virgil (1916–1983)

  • J. Fred Weston
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Lintner was born in Lone Elm, Kansas. He received the Ph.D. at Harvard University in 1946, becoming a member of the faculty a year earlier. He remained a member of the Harvard faculty throughout his career and was designated the George Gund Professor of Economics and Business Administration in 1964, with a joint appointment in the Business School and the Faculty of Arts and Sciences in Economics.


Asset pricing Capital asset pricing model Capital formation under inflation Dividend policy Financial markets theory Lintner, J. V. Merger analysis 

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  • J. Fred Weston
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