A Biographical Note on John Bates Clark

Author/s Luciano Messori, Raimondello Orsini
Publishing Year 2016 Issue 2016/2
Language English Pages 8 P. 132-140 File size 179 KB
DOI 10.3280/SPE2016-002008
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This note reports some information about the life of John Bates Clark which come from an unpublished family history written in 1968 by John Bates Clark’s nephew, Frederick Clark Lyman, the son of his sister Elizabeth Huntington Clark Lyman. This new material and the biographical details are checked and complemented with other sources, in particular Alden H. Clark’s memorial publication written in 1938.

Keywords: John Bates Clark , American economists, Biography, Religion, Neoclassical

Jel codes: B13, A13

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Luciano Messori, Raimondello Orsini, A Biographical Note on John Bates Clark in "HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT AND POLICY" 2/2016, pp 132-140, DOI: 10.3280/SPE2016-002008