Modigliani’s Early Life and Influences

  • Michael Szenberg
  • Lall Ramrattan
Part of the Great Thinkers in Economics Series book series (GTE)


Modigliani penned an autobiography relating his experiences in Italy, America and other European countries.1 For each country, he presents his major works like a meal consisting of graphs, symbols, data, and explanations for general readers to digest. A “scientific autobiography” written by “a ferocious Galileo,” says Samuelson. “His memoirs are just like him. Any reader will get to know a delightful person and learn some economics besides,”2 echoes Solow. Adventures stands besides other biographical pieces Modigliani had written, one for his Nobel Prize in 1985,3 and a chapter in a book.4 Why should we have another record of his life and works?


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© Michael Szenberg and Lall Ramrattan 2008

Authors and Affiliations

  • Michael Szenberg
    • 1
  • Lall Ramrattan
    • 2
  1. 1.Pace UniversityNew YorkUSA
  2. 2.University of CaliforniaBerkeley ExtensionUSA

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