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 (2004), "The Backward Art of Investing Money", The Journal of Portfolio Management, pp.
Samuelson, Paul A., The Collected Scientific Papers of Paul A.
Samuelson, Paul (1947) Foundations of economic analysis.
Samuelson, Paul. A; Solow, Robert M.; & Dorfman, Robert (1958).
Samuelson, Paul A., and Franco Modigliani, "The Pasinetti Paradox in Neoclassical and More General Models," in The Review of Economic Studies, Vol.
Samuelson, Paul A., and Franco Modigliani, "Marginal Productivity and the Macro-Economic Theories of Distribution: Reply to Pasinetti and Robinson," The Review of Economic Studies, Vol.
Samuelson, Paul A., "Extirpating Error Contamination Concerning the Post-Keynesian Anti-Pasinetti Equilibrium," Oxford Economic Papers, New Series, Vol.
Samuelson, Paul Anthony, Foundations of Economic Analysis (New York: Atheneum, 1974).