William D. Grampp

Professor Emeritus

Ph.D., University of Chicago, 1944

Field of Interest: 
Applied Mirco-economics, History of Economic Thought

Selected Research:
"Un Letterato vs. the Ricardians," Studi in onore di Daviude Cantarelli, eds. Anna Pellanda, et al., Padua, 2004.

"Malthus versus Ricardo," Economic Policy in an Orderly Framework, eds. Jurgen C. Backhaus, et al. ( Munster: Lit Verlag, 2003).

"What Did Smith Mean by the Invisible Hand?" Journal of Political Economy, June 2000.

Pricing the Priceless: Art, Artists, and Economics, (New York: Basic Books, 1989). Trans. Spanish (1991), Japanese (1992).

Economic Liberalism, I, The Beginnings, II, The Classical View, (New York: Random House, 1965).

"The Italian Lira, 1938-45," Journal of Political Economy, August 1946.

Current Research Interests:
Applied Micro-economics (Vasari as a source for the economic history of Renaissance painting).

History of Economic Thought (T.L. Peacock and the economists).

Other Significant Accomplishments :
Midwest Economics Association, President, 1973-74.

History of Economics Society, President 1980-81.

History of Political Economy, Editorial Advisory Board.

Rivista Internazionale di Scienze Economiche e Commerciale, Advisory Board

Visiting appointments: City College of New York; Indiana University; Lake Forest College; University of California at Los Angeles; University of Chicago and Law School; University of Minnesota- Duluth; University of Wisconsin-Madison; Wake Forest Unive

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