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David Hume

  Though better known for his treatments of philosophy, history, and politics, the Scottish philosopher David Hume also made several essential contributions to economic thought. His empirical argument against British mercantilism formed a building block for classical economics. His essays on money and international trade published in Political Discourses strongly influenced his friend and fellow […]

Clive W. J. Granger

In 2003, econometrician Clive Granger, along with econometrician Robert Engle, received the Nobel Prize in economics. Granger’s award was “for methods of analyzing economic time series with common trends (cointegration).” Trained in statistics, Granger specializes in the behavior of time-series data (i.e., data that are recorded in calendar sequence, annually or at shorter or longer […]

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