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Thorstein Veblen

(1857—1929) American economist and social scientist

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Veblen, Thorstein

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Dictionary of the Social Sciences

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2002
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(1857–1929)

An American economist and sociologist who pioneered the study of leisure and consumption. Veblen also founded the

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World Encyclopedia

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2004
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Veblen wrote The Theory of the Leisure Class (1899), in which he introduced the idea of conspicuous consumption.

Veblen, Thorstein Bunde

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The Dictionary of Modern American Philosophers

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Thorstein Veblen was born on 30 July 1857 in Cato Township, Manitowoc County, Wisconsin, and grew up on a farm

Veblen, Thorstein Bunde

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The Encyclopedia of the History of American Management

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Thorstein Bunde Veblen was born in Valders, Wisconsin on 30 July 1857, the sixth of the twelve children of

Veblen, Thorstein

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Andrew Chamberlin Rieser

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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(1857–1929), sociologist, economist, social critic. Raised by frugal Norwegian parents on the Wisconsin frontier, Thorstein Veblen graduated from Carleton College in Minnesota ... More
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The Oxford Companion to Twentieth-Century Literature in English

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(1857–1929),

American economist and social commentator, born in Cato, Wisconsin, educated at Johns Hopkins University and Yale. From ...

Veblen, Thorstein [Bunde]

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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(1857–1929),

born of Norwegian immigrant parents in Wisconsin, studied at Carleton College, Johns Hopkins, and Yale (Ph.D., 1884...

Veblen, Thorstein

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Rick Tilman

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Economic History

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(1857–1929), American economist. During the thirty years that he held academic posts at the University of Chicago, Stanford University, the University of Missouri, and the New School for ... More

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