Between LSE and Cambridge: Accounting for Ronald Coase’s Fascination with Alfred Marshall

Author: 
Steven G. Medema
Publication Number: 
2019-14
Publication Date: 
Wednesday, August 7, 2019

We examine Coase’s biographical work on Marshall and his discussions of Marshall’s economics for clues as to the sources of Coase’s affinity for Marshall. And as we shall see, the evidence suggests explanations that are at once personal and professional.
 

Affiliation: 
Duke University