The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Salin, Edgar (1892–1974)

  • B. Schefold
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Salin was born in Frankfurt am Main of Jewish origin. He studied in Heidelberg with Max and Adolf Weber, Eberhard Gothein and others. He became a university lecturer in Heidelberg in 1919, and in 1927 he was appointed professor of political economy at the University of Basle (Switzerland).

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