James M. Buchanan (1919-)

Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, 2005

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Peter J. Boettke

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Christopher J. Coyne

George Mason University - Department of Economics

Date Written: 2005

Abstract

This essay is an entry into the 2005 Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, where we detail the life and upbringing of James Buchanan. In doing so, we pay particular service to his academic development and contributions, which culminated in his winning the 1986 Nobel Prize in Economics

Keywords: James Buchanan

JEL Classification: B31

Suggested Citation

Boettke, Peter J. and Coyne, Christopher J., James M. Buchanan (1919-) (2005). Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers, 2005. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1696196

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