Thorstein Veblen (1857-1929)

Notable Norwegians With M. Michael Brady In June 2007, the International Conference on Institutional Economics was held in the Valdres district of Norway, marking the 150th anniversary of the birth of economist and sociologist Thorstein Veblen. The venue honored Veblen’s heritage, as it was from there that his parents emigrated to Wisconsin in 1847, 10 years before he was born. The conference resulted in a book that begins by saying, “Thorstein Bunde Veblen (1857-1929) may no longer feature on the curricula of most economics students, but in terms of editions of his books published and doctoral work dedicated to his work and legacy, he remains America’s most famous economist.” Veblen was raised i
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M. Michael Brady

M. Michael Brady was born, raised, and educated as a scientist in the United States. After relocating to the Oslo area, he turned to writing and translating. In Norway, he is now classified as a bilingual dual national.

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