The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

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Grossman, Herschel I. (1939–2004)

  • Enrico Spolaore
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Herschel I. Grossman was born in Philadelphia on 6 March 1939. He obtained a BA from the University of Virginia in 1960, a B.Phil. from Oxford in 1962, and a Ph.D. from Johns Hopkins in 1965. He joined Brown University’s economics faculty in 1964. He died suddenly while attending a conference in Marseilles on 9 October 2004.


Excess demand and supply Grossman, H. Haavelmo, T. Keynesianism Labour demand Labour markets Non-clearing markets Patinkin, D. 

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