Quotes by Douglass North

About Douglass North:

Douglass Cecil North is an American economist known for his work in economic history. He is the co-recipient (with Robert William Fogel) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences. In the words of the Nobel Committee, North and Fogel were awarded the prize "for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change."

Author Bio

  • NameDouglass North
  • DescriptionAmerican Economist
  • BornNovember 5, 1920
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionEconomist; Economic Historian; Historian
  • AwardsGuggenheim Fellowship; Adam Smith Award