Monday, March 19, 2007

Loss of the Economics Profession

Stanford economics professor John McMillan just passed away after fighting with his cancer for the past 9 years. He was 56. Read the press release here.

John was the author of the extremely well written economics book for the layman entitled Reinventing the Bazaar: A Natural History of Markets.

Beyond books, John had also written a bunch of excellent papers on various topics. To me, his best paper is definitely this.
HT to Economic Principals for the pointer.

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