The Non-Economist's Economist
By JAMES GRANT,
The Wall Street Journal, SEPTEMBER 25, 2010
" ...This new collection of Galbraith's works is the first of its kind. Never before in 207 previous titles had the Library of America chosen to publish an economist. Then, again, Galbraith, who died in 2006, at age 97, was the noneconomist's economist. In these pages you will find the minimum of technical jargon and not one differential equation. Collected are "American Capitalism," first published in 1952; the "Great Crash"; "The Affluent Society," which dates from 1958; and "The New Industrial State," which first appeared in 1967...."
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