The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Fetter, Frank Whitson (Born 1899)

  • Barry Gordon
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Fetter was born in San Francisco, California, in 1899. His published research is wide-ranging, including studies of inflation and international economic issues, but his most celebrated contributions are in the history of economic thought. These contributions were accorded special recognition in 1982, when he became a Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society.

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  • Barry Gordon
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