The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Hildebrand, Bruno (1812–1878)

  • Hermann Reich
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Hildebrand was born in Naumburg (Thuringia), the son of a clerk to the court. He studied in Leipzig and Breslau. In 1841 he was promoted full professor of Staatswissenschaften (of government, which included political economy) at the University of Marburg.


Capitalism Communism Engels, F. German Historical School Hildebrand, B. List, F. Müller, A. Self-interest Smith, A. Socialism Statistics 

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  • Hermann Reich
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