Manuscript Collection - David Laidler Papers

David Laidler Papers David Laidler Papers

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David Laidler Papers


  • 1958-2013 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

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62 boxes (9.5 metres)

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David Laidler, currently Professor Emeritus at the University of Western Ontario, is considered one of the foremost thinkers in macroeconomics and the history of economic thought, and has been a major player in the development of the monetarist tradition in economics.

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The collection consists of the bulk of papers related to Laidler's professional life, including manuscript drafts of his published work and extensive correspondence with other leading economists.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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