The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
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Hagen, Everett Einar (1906–1993)

  • Robert R. Nathan
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Hagen was born in Holloway, Minnesota. He graduated from St Olaf College (BA, 1927) and the University of Wisconsin (MA, 1932; Ph.D., 1941). After a short period at the University of Illinois (1948–51) he became professor of economics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (1953–72); from 1970 to 1972 he was Director of the Center for International Studies at MIT.


Economic development Keynesianism New deal Population growth Technical change Unemployment 

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