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The Sages: Warren Buffett, George Soros, Paul Volcker, and the Maelstrom of Markets by Charles Morris

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The most influential were: Walter Heller from the University of Minnesota, James Tobin from Yale, and Kermit Gordon from Harvard, all of whom sat on the Council of Economic Advisers (Heller was chair); the remaining three also came from Harvard: David Bell, budget director; Seymour Harris, special adviser to the Treasury; and John Kenneth Galbraith, ambassador to India and all-around gadfly.
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A note on nomenclature: The congeries of theories that mostly originated at the University of Chicago, and which generally assume that market prices are almost always the most accurate guide to real values, now include besides “monetarism,” variants such as “rational expectationism,” “efficient markets hypothesis” (EMH), “real business cycle” (RBC), ...

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