David Henderson on Economists’ Nobels, Obituaries, and More

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David Henderson with Juliette Sellgren

June 16, 2023
David Henderson is a research fellow at Stanford University’s Hoover Institution and the editor of the Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is also an emeritus professor of economics with the Naval Postgraduate School. He is the Wall Street Journal’s go-to writer for pieces on Nobel prizes and deaths in economics, which we talk about today, exploring a list of favorites. He tells us of these famous economists' contributions to the field and some stories.

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