This book presents in detail the authenticated accounts of the lives and contributions of all the thirty-seven economists who have been awarded the Noble Prize in Economics from 1969 to 1994. This book, set in three volumes, is a great effort by the author, which presents an encyclopaedic survey of the work done by these Nobel laureates. Uptodate lists of contributions of each of the thirty-seven laureates have been annexed to the respective chapters, which enhance the value of the book.
Prof. Jan Tinbergen, the first Nobel laureate in Economics in his ?Foreword? has said that: ?I feel that to have conceived the idea of writing on the economic ideas of all the Nobel Prize winning economists was an ambitious object on the part of the author and he has eminently succeeded in his effort. The scattered material of the various economists are not only brought together in one place but are also presented in an analytical and lucid manner.... The book gives a kind of thinking and changes which the subject of economics has witnessed over the years. The presentation of the life sketches of the economists is well-done.... The economists all over the world will find this work very useful ....This book is the first of its kind in the entire world?a pioneering landmark in the field of history of contemporary economic thought.? The economists, teachers and students all over the world will find this pioneering encyclopaedic work very informative and useful.