The Political Slant of the Nobel Prize in Economics

2016-10-09 The Atlantic

Avner Offer, the co-author of The Nobel Factor is interviewed in The Atlantic. Among other things he refers to a conversation with Assar Lindbeck, IFN: "With regard to Galbraith, I actually discussed this with the long-standing chairman of the prize, Assar Lindbeck, and he said that he regarded Galbraith as a belletrist, a writer of essays. I actually beg to differ."

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