Institutional Economics at Columbia University

  title={Institutional Economics at Columbia University},
  author={Malcolm Rutherford},
  journal={History of Political Economy},
  • M. Rutherford
  • Published 1 March 2004
  • Sociology
  • History of Political Economy
In the interwar period, institutionalism was a very major part of American economics. The main centers for institutionalism were the University of Chicago (until 1926 and the departure of J. M. Clark), the University of Wisconsin, the Robert Brookings Graduate School (which existed only briefly between 1923 and 1928), and, after the arrival of Wesley Mitchell in 1913, and J. M. Clark in 1926, Columbia University. Columbia University became the academic home of a large concentration of… 
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