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A Recent History of Recognized Economic Thought: Contributions of the Nobel Laureates to Economic Science By Lee H. Dymond
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Since 1969, 75 people have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. “A Recent History of Recognized Economic Thought- Contributions of the Nobel Laureates to Economic Science”... More > describes their major accomplishments in a manner so all readers, regardless of their knowledge of economics, can appreciate the efforts of these scholars and their impact on the development and progress of economic science. Begin with a brief tour of economic thought and the factors that have influenced economic doctrine from the 16th through the 20th century. Then, for each Nobel Laureate, learn about their background and professional affiliations. Complete your understanding of each Laureate’s accomplishments with a concise, relatively non-technical summary of their Nobel Prize Lecture.< Less
A Recent History of Recognized Economic Thought: Contributions of the Nobel Laureates to Economic Science By Lee H. Dymond
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Since 1969, 75 people have been awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. A Recent History of Recognized Economic Thought- Contributions of the Nobel Laureates to Economic Science” describes their... More > major accomplishments in a manner so all readers, regardless of their knowledge of economics, can appreciate the efforts of these scholars and their impact on the development and progress of economic science. Begin with a brief tour of economic thought and the factors that have influenced economic doctrine from the 16th through the 20th century. Then, for each Nobel Laureate, learn about their background and professional affiliations. Complete your understanding of each Laureate’s accomplishments with a concise, relatively non-technical summary of their Nobel Prize Lecture.< Less
Volume 4190, List of Nintendo DS Wi-Fi games --- List of Nobel laureates in Literature By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4190, List of Nintendo DS Wi-Fi games---List of Nobel laureates in Literature Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a poetic... More > gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Volume 4191, List of Nobel Laureates in Literature --- List of non-marine molluscs of Iran By Print Wikipedia
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Volume 4191, List of Nobel Laureates in Literature---List of non-marine molluscs of Iran Print Wikipedia is a both a utilitarian visualization of the largest accumulation of human knowledge and a... More > poetic gesture towards the inhuman scale of big data. Michael Mandberg wrote software that parses the entirety of the English-language Wikipedia database and programmatically lays out nearly 7500 volumes, complete with covers, and then uploads them to Lulu.com for print-on-demand. Print Wikipedia draws attention to the sheer size of the encyclopedia's content and the impossibility of rendering Wikipedia as a material object in fixed form: Once a volume is printed it is already out of date. It is also a work of found poetry built on what is likely the largest appropriation ever made. As we become increasingly more dependent on information and source material on the Internet today, Mandiberg explores the accessibility of its vastness.< Less
Absalom's Hair By Bjornstjerne Bjornson
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Bjørnstjerne Martinius Bjørnson was a Norwegian writer and the 1903 Nobel Prize in Literature laureate. Bjørnson is considered as one of The Four Greats Norwegian writers; the... More > others being Henrik Ibsen, Jonas Lie, and Alexander Kielland.Bjørnson is celebrated for his lyrics to the Norwegian National Anthem, "Ja, vi elsker dette landet".< Less
The Emperor of Portugallia By Selma Lagerlöf
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The Emperor of Portugallia is a novel by Nobel-laureate Selma Lagerlöf, published in 1914 with drawings by Albert Engström. Lagerlöf called it a "Swedish King Lear". The... More > novel was a success with critics and readers, newspaper reviewers said the novel was at the same level as Lagerlöf's earlier novels Gosta Berling's Saga and the first part of Jerusalem. The novel takes place in 1860 or 1870 in Lagerlöf's native Värmland and is about the tenant farmer Jan in Skrolycka and his daughter Glory Goldie Sunnycastle. He loves his daughter more than anything else, but after she moves to Stockholm at age 17 and becomes wealthy and well-known, she stops sending letters home. The father sinks into a dream world where he imagines she has become a noble empress of "Portugallia", and he thus also a great Emperor himself.< Less
Minna By Karl Gjellerup
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Karl Gjellerup (1857 - 1919), a Danish Nobel laureate in literature, is renowned for his novels including "The Learner of German", "The Mill" and "The Pilgrim Kamanita",... More > the latter still being on the school programme in some Buddhist countries. He published his acclaimed novel "Minna" in 1889. It is a love story set in Dresden (Germany). Partly autobiographical, the book recreates some events of Gjellerup's own youth. The Nobel Prize website describes it as "a delicate study of feminine psychology which must be classed in the highest rank of Scandinavian novels."< Less
Minna By Karl Gjellerup
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Karl Gjellerup (1857 - 1919), a Danish Nobel laureate in literature, is renowned for his novels including "The Learner of German", "The Mill" and "The Pilgrim Kamanita",... More > the latter still being on the school programme in some Buddhist countries. He published his acclaimed novel "Minna" in 1889. It is a love story set in Dresden (Germany). Partly autobiographical, the book recreates some events of Gjellerup's own youth. The Nobel Prize website describes it as "a delicate study of feminine psychology which must be classed in the highest rank of Scandinavian novels."< Less
Dear Milton Friedman By Ben Cerruti
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“[Milton Friedman’s] relatively simple and rational approach to explaining and demonstrating how to best achieve economic prosperity was by utilizing the natural motivation of a free... More > people functioning in a free market inspired me to learn more about economics....It is my hope that those reading the correspondence that follows will also be able to profit from the knowledge conveyed by this Nobel Laureate who was so deserving of the award.” —From the Introduction< Less
Bestseller Driven By Theodore Modis
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My first book PREDICTIONS did not become a bestseller. However, it was meant to be one, in all respects. It had satisfied the prerequisites with flying colors (I had successfully accomplished all the... More > Herculean tasks imposed on me) and the publisher had dished out a bestseller’s advance. But the market did not react as expected. In my mind, it was reality that was at fault. Being in the forecasting business I have occasionally seen exceptionally well-done forecasts perform poorly. In these cases, I am convinced that it is reality, which “misbehaves”. In the meantime, the story of the making of that book has itself become a “bestseller” among friends and acquaintances, and this story is what this little book recounts. Theodore Modis< Less