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  • Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020)
    Alan Greenspan is an economist who earned his BA and MA in economics at New York University and went on to enroll in the doctoral program at Columbia University. There he met and became close to Ayn Rand and was highly ...
  • Koffman, David S. (TheJ.ca, 2020-07-12)
    An article about Irving Abella, Professor Emeritus at York University and eminent historian. Written to honor Abella on his 89th birthday, discusses his many notable achievements, his membership in the Order of Canada, his ...
  • Bleaman, Isaac L. (BRILL - Journal of Jewish Languages, 2017)
    Uriel Weinreich was a renowned linguist, who, in addition to his work on linguistics generally, made significant contributions to both the study and teaching of Yiddish. This article is part of a special issue of the Journal ...
  • Brookings Institute (Brookings Institute, 2020)
    Links to several presentations Janet Yellen gave at the Brookings Institute, in which she discusses her research. Click on the link above to visit the site.
  • Cussen, Mark P. (Investopeida, 2020-11-23)
    Nominated by President Barack Obama in 2013, Janet Yellen was the first woman to serve as chair of the Federal Reserve Board. In 2020 President elect Joe Biden nominated her to be the first woman to serve as Secretary of ...
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (The Encyclopedia Britannica, 2019-11-01)
    The Encyclopedia Birtannica's biographical article on Jeffrey Sacks discusses the prominent economist, Jeffrey Sachs and some of his notable achievements. His current initiatives are focused around issues of poverty, the ...
  • Sachs, Jeffrey (SpringerOpen, 2020)
    Jeffrey Sachs contributed the chapter, "Sustainable Development Goals and Health: Toward a Revolution in Values," to the open access book, "Health of People, Health of Planet and Our Responsibility: Climate Change, Air ...
  • Stiglitz, Joseph E. (NobelPrize.org, 2001-12-08)
    Joseph Stiglitz won the Nobel Prize for Economics in 2001. He shared the prize with George Al Akelof and Michael Spence. Their research for which they were awarded the Nobel Prize focused on the interrelationship between ...
  • The Editors of the Encyclopedia Britannica (The Encyclopedia Britannica, 2020-02-05)
    A brief biography of economistm Joseph Stiglitz in the Encyclopedia Britannica. The article discusses Stiglitz's career and research. Click on the link to read the article.
  • Krugman, Paul (nobelprize.org, 2008)
    Paul Krugman's Nobel Prize Lecture delivered on 8 December 2008 at Aula Magna, Stockholm University. In it he discusses the ides that led to him being awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. Click on the link above to ...
  • The Editors of Encyclopedia Britannica (Encylopedia Britannica, 2020-02-11)
    A biography of Henry Kissinger and description of his career whose service in various cabinet positions spanned ss many presidents. He has served as Secretary of State, national security advisor In 1973 he was awarded the ...
  • Harris, Zellig (zelligharris.org, 2015)
    Contains source material on the work of Zellig Harris in language, information, applied mathematics, and the foundations of linguistics. Also includes ongoing research and applications in linguistics, informatics, computer ...
  • Goffman, Erving (American Anthropologist, 1964-12)
    "Face-to-face interaction has its own regulations; it has its own processes and its own structure, and these don't seem to be intrinsically linguistic in character, however often expressed through a linguistic medium." ...
  • Henry, Philip M. (Institute of Dialogue Studies, 2016)
    A discussion of the life and ideas of Erving Goffman, a widely read Jewish Canadian sociologist, whose works include the well-known "The Presentation of Self in Everyday Life." Click on the icon below to access the article.
  • Watt, W. C. (The National Academies Press (National Acedemy of Sciences), 2005)
    A biographical memoir about the prominent Jewish American linguist, Zellig Harris. His most well known student was a fellow named Noam Chomsky. Click on the icon below to access the memoir.
  • Harris, Zellig (American Philsophical Quarterly, 1976-10)
    The article, written by the prominent Jewish American linguist Zellig Harris "presents a theory of the structure r and information of sentences..." Click on the icon below to access the pdf of the document.
  • Bloomfield, Leonard (Henry Holt and Company (digitized by the Internet Archive in 2010 with funding from the University of Toronto), 1914)
    An early work by the noted linguist, Leonard Bloomfield. Click on the icon below to access a pdf version of the book.
  • Friedman, Milton (NobelPrize.org, 1976-12-13)
    Milton Friedman's Nobel Prize Lecture available here in pdf form. Click on the link below to access.
  • Friedman, Milton (NobelPrize.org, 2018)
    This is an autobiographical essay on the occasion of Milton Friedman's being awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics. Click on the link above to access.
  • Krugman, Paul (The New York Review of Booka, 2007-02-15)
    In this essay Paul Krugman argues that Milton Friedman, who like Krugman won a Nobel Prize in Economics, "was wrong on some issues, and sometimes seemed less than honest with his readers..." but was nevertheless "a great ...

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