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I'll second Dani Rodrik's nomination

The first winner of the the Albert O. Hirschman Prize speaks the truth about Hirschman's intellectual legacy:

I think Hirschman's contributions have been greatly under-appreciated within economics, and that goes a long way to explain why he has not won a Nobel. If the Nobel was given for impact on social sciences more broadly, Hirschman would have clearly won a long time ago. But who know, there is still some time...
Let the record show that the hardworking staff here at has been calling for this move for two years now.

posted by Dan on 11.03.07 at 09:18 AM


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