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In memoriam: John Kenneth Galbraith

June 16th, 2006 by Michael Moncur in Biography

John Kenneth Galbraith, an influential economist and writer, died this April of natural causes. He was 97. Galbraith had a long career that ranged from managing inflation as part of Franklin Roosevelt’s administration during World War II to publishing a number of popular books between 1958 and 1990.

Of course, like everyone else, I knew Galbraith chiefly through his quotations. Here are some of my favorites.

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