Lawrence Klein (1920–2013)

October 22, 2013

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Noting the death today of Lawrence Klein, 93. In 1980, the year he won the Nobel in Economics, I was working for someone who was working for Klein at the Wharton School in Philly. The Phillies were in a pennant race that year, and in a great examples of first things first, the headline in one of the Philadelphia papers ran: "Phillies Fan Wins Nobel Prize."