Samuelson, Paul

Samuelson, Paul (Anthony)

(1915–  ) economist; born in Gary, Ind. By age 26 he had obtained his Ph.D. from Harvard and secured a teaching position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. His distinguished career included writings on a wide variety of subjects in economics—international trade, production theory, capital theory, financial analysis, growth theory, and the history of economic thought. His textbook, Economics (McGraw-Hill, 1948; 11th ed., 1980) has been translated into over a dozen languages. He received the Nobel Prize in economics (1970).
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Samuelson, Paul (1963), "Modern Economics Realities and Individualism", The Texas Quarterly, vol.
Samuelson, Paul (1965), "Proof that Properly Anticipated Prices Fluctuate Randomly", Industrial Management Review, vol.
Samuelson, Paul (1947) Foundations of economic analysis.
Samuelson, Paul Anthony, Foundations of Economic Analysis (New York: Atheneum, 1974).