Sunday, April 30, 2006

J. K. Galbraith dies

The BBC reports that the economist J. K. Galbraith has died, aged 97. It also has an obituary for him.

Galbraith was hugely influential in Britain in the 1960s and 1970s. In fact he was just about the only economist that those on the left read.

1 comment:

Tristan said...

I do wish the BBC would stop refering to his economics as 'liberal'.

It is also to the detrement of both the left and people everywhere that they would not read any of those economists concerned with freedom and prosperity for more rather than government control.