American Experience
A Brilliant Madness: American Nobel Economists
James Buchanan
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James Buchanan credits his mentor, noted economist Frank Knight, with teaching him to challenge everything and leading him to "push beyond the boundaries of orthodox economics." Through his work on "Public Choice," the theory of political decision-making and public economics, Buchanan pushed boundaries and challenged conventional thinking about the role of government in individuals' everyday lives.


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