Quotes by André Gunder Frank

About André Gunder Frank:


Andre Gunder Frank was a German-American economic historian and sociologist who promoted dependency theory after 1970 and world-systems theory after 1984. He employed some Marxian concepts on political economy, but rejected Marx's stages of history, and economic history generally.

Author Bio


  • NameAndré Gunder Frank
  • DescriptionGerman-American economic historian and sociologist who promoted dependency theory after 1970 and world-systems theory after 1984.
  • BornFebruary 24, 1929
  • DiedApril 23, 2005
  • CountryGermany
  • ProfessionEconomist; Writer; Sociologist