- Oswald,1880–1960, U.S. mathematician.
- Thor·stein [thawr-stahyn, -stuh n] /ˈθɔr staɪn, -stən/, 1857–1929, U.S. economist and sociologist.
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Pappy has become a prime example of a certain kind of product that economists called a “Veblen good.”
With Veblen goods, the demand does the opposite, growing as the price goes up.
Veblen says that patriotism is the only obstacle to peace among the nations.The Psychology of Nations
Veblen describes the process admirably in his "Theory of the Leisure Class."The Next Step
In saying all this, I am as far as possible from questioning the value of Veblen's work.
"Taxonomy" does not appear to me so dreadful a word as it does to Veblen.
Veblen has elaborated the doctrine that stocks and bonds are much the same.
- Thorstein (ˈθɔːstɪn). 1857–1929, US economist and social scientist, noted for his analysis of social and economic institutions. His works include The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899) and The Theory of Business Enterprise (1904)
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