Accession MS COLL 00722 - David Laidler Papers

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David Laidler Papers


  • 1975-2013 (Creation)

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14 boxes (1.5 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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Gift of David Laidler, 2014

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Includes Laidler’s research and teaching notes on various economic theorists (including Lauchlin Currie, Milton Friedman, J.M. Keynes, Alfred Marshall, Allyn Young and others); drafts and print-offs of Laidler’s published journal articles; general correspondence between Laidler and colleagues; copies of reference letters written by Laidler for colleagues and students; correspondence and Laidler’s review comments for various publications; Laidler’s day planners for the years 2004-2011, as well as a small number of newspaper clippings by and about Laidler.

Includes Series:
Series I: Research and teaching notes
Series II: Talks and conference programmes
Series III: Journal articles
Series IV: General correspondence
Series V: Letters of reference
Series VI: Refereeing
Series VII: Miscellaneous material

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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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