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Accounting for Tastes

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674543577

Publication Date: 03/30/1998

Short

292 pages

14 line illustrations

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Gary S. Becker was University Professor of Economics and Sociology at the University of Chicago. In 1992, he was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics.

Awards & Accolades

  • Gary S. Becker Is Winner of the 1992 Nobel Prize in Economics
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