Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

Economics Laureates’ Responses to Questionnaire on Ideological Migration


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The project called “The Ideological Migration of the Economics Laureates” fills the September 2013 issue of this journal. In doing the project the investigators emailed the living laureates with a questionnaire asking them of their ideological character and outlook over time. The document provided here collects the responses received from the twelve laureates who responded: Kenneth Arrow, Ronald Coase, Peter Diamond, Eric Maskin, James Mirrlees, Roger Myerson, Edward Prescott, Thomas Schelling, William Sharpe, Vernon Smith, Robert Solow, and Michael Spence.