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    Frank Albert Fetter‘s son, Frank Whitson Fetter, taught money and banking at Princeton. Material from his undergraduate course Economics 401 for 1933-34 has been posted earlier. Following a short obituary for Frank Whitson Fetter, I have transcribed the course outlines and readings for his Banking (first semester) and Money (second semester) courses. I have

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      Today’s reading lists for the core Chicago course in price and distribution theory as taught by Harvard’s man in Chicago, Lloyd A. Metzler, in 1952 is virtually identical to that of his reading lists for 1948-49 posted earlier. There were only a few additions and few deletions. More interesting are comparisons with

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    In the year after being granted tenure at Harvard, Stephen A. Marglin taught an undergraduate microeconomics course to which he invited Professors Galbraith, Arrow, Gintis and Dorfman for a discussion with his students. He included a copy of his reading list in his invitation to Galbraith which are both transcribed below.  Marglin’s biography was

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  This post includes: A typed page of course readings for Friedrich August Lutz’s Princeton economics theory course from 1949-50, transcribed from Martin Shubik‘s course notes, have been augmented with handwritten additions found scattered throughout the notes (identified in italics); several handwritten lists of readings from later during the course. _____________________ Economics 501 Typed page

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  I have had the enormous good fortune of having excellent mentors during the course of my own economics education. The first was Professor Merton J. Peck who taught the double credit course “Early Concentration Economics” during the fall semester of my freshman year at Yale (1969-70). He liked a paper I wrote enough to

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    During the mid-1940s Paul Samuelson regularly taught courses at Tufts University in international economics and policy. Transcribed below are two reading lists and a final exam from the second term of the 1943-44 academic year. All the material comes from a single folder but at least the sections of the reading lists match

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  The reading list and final exam questions for Paul Samuelson’s course on business cycles at M.I.T. that he taught during the second term of 1942-43 were posted earlier. In this posting I provide transcriptions for the reading list and final exam for the same course offered five years later. I have included a carbon

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  The reading lists and exams for Schumpeter’s graduate economic theory course in 1935-36 have been posted earlier (the year Paul Samuelson took the course). It is worth noting that Keynes and the General Theory (at least Chapters 11, 13-16) were added to the readings for the second term of 1936-37. __________________________ Course Announcement, 1936-37

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