|Born||May 31, 1930|
Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
|Died||January 4, 2019(aged 88)|
University of Chicago
|New institutional economics|
|Alma mater||Northwestern University|
University of Illinois
|Information at IDEAS / RePEc|
Harold Demsetz (//; May 31, 1930 – January 4, 2019) was an American economist. He was a professor of economics at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA). Demsetz was a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, a director of the Mont Pelerin Society, and a past (1996) president of the Western Economics Association.
He was known for his works in the Nirvana fallacy.
Demsetz died on January 4, 2019 at the age of 88.
References[change | change source]
- Istituto Giovanni Treccani, Rome (1938). "Enciclopedia italiana di scienze, lettere ed arti". Cite journal requires
- In Memoriam: Harold Demsetz, 1930-2019