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Douglass North Was A Visionary

by Margaret Levi, Barry R. Weingastvia The Washington Post
Wednesday, December 9, 2015

Douglass North, winner of the Nobel Memorial Prize in economics, was perhaps the single most influential economist of institutions. His work on economic history, and his ideas about economic development have shaped intellectual argument across the social sciences and had an important influence on public policy. Douglass North died last month.