The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics

2018 Edition
| Editors: Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Mason, Edward Sagendorph (1899–1992)

  • Gustav F. Papanek
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Edward Mason had a significant impact on the economics profession in four disparate areas: through his influence on the Harvard Economics Department; through his role in two separate sub-fields of the discipline – industrial and development economics; and by exemplifying the dual role of academic and practitioner.


Development economics Firm, theory of Industrial economics Mason, E. S. Monopolistic competition 

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  • Gustav F. Papanek
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