The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Weber, Alfred (1868–1958)

  • Martin Beckmann
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German economist and cultural sociologist, born 30 July 1868 in Erfurt; died 2 May 1958 in Heidelberg. He studied in Berlin and was Privatdozent there 1900–1904, Professor in Prague 1904–7 and in Heidelberg from 1907 until his death, interrupted by voluntary retirement between 1933 and 1945.


Launhardt, C. F. W. Location theory Transport costs Weber, A. Weber, M. 

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