FIRST EDITION OF MEMOIRS OF AN UNREGULATED ECONOMIST, INSCRIBED BY ECONOMIST GEORGE J. STIGLER
STIGLER, George J. Memoirs of an Unregulated Economist. New York: Basic Books, (1988). Octavo, original blue cloth, original dust jacket. $800.
First edition of Stigler’s memoirs, inscribed on the half title: “To Sara and Courtenay. George J. Stigler.”
George Stigler’s autobiography is “a vivid and wonderfully written account of both his personal and professional life… He was a major intellectual force behind one of the most influential schools of thought in economics, known as the Chicago school” (ANB). Stigler was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1982 “for his seminal studies of industrial structures, functioning of markets and causes and effects of public regulation.”
A fine inscribed copy.