Between LSE and Cambridge: Accounting for Ronald Coase’s Fascination with Alfred Marshall

Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University Working Paper Series, No. 2019-14

51 Pages Posted: 12 Aug 2019

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Steven G. Medema

Duke University - Department of Economics

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Date Written: August 2019

Abstract

We examine Coase’s biographical work on Marshall and his discussions of Marshall’s economics for clues as to the sources of Coase’s affinity for Marshall. And as we shall see, the evidence suggests explanations that are at once personal and professional.

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Medema, Steven G., Between LSE and Cambridge: Accounting for Ronald Coase’s Fascination with Alfred Marshall (August 2019). Center for the History of Political Economy at Duke University Working Paper Series, No. 2019-14 , Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3434027 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3434027

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