This Day in Jewish History 2012: Economist Who Studied Progress and Fought Fascism Dies

Albert Hirschman went to war in several countries, and developed the startling big-development economic theory that big-development economic theories are wrong.

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On December 10, 2012, the economist, philosopher and wartime hero Albert O. Hirschman died at the age of 97. Though far from a household name, Hirschman is revered within his profession for his subtle and...