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Obituary: W. M. Gorman (1923-2003)

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William Moore Gorman, known to all as Terence, died in Oxford on 12 January 2003. The greatest Irish economist since Edgeworth, he was, like Edgeworth, totally unknown to the general public, both in his native country and in Britain where he made his career. He was the purest of pure theorists, whose life was devoted to scholarship and teaching, and whose work of forbidding technical difficulty was incomprehensible to most of his contemporaries. Yet, paradoxically, he was always concerned w...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Research group:
Industrial Economics
Oxford college:
Merton College
Department:
Social Sciences Division - Economics
Publisher:
Economic & Social Research Institute Publisher's website
Journal:
Economic and Social Review Journal website
Volume:
34
Issue:
2
Pages:
195-209
Publication date:
2003
ISSN:
0012-9984
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uuid:1ccdd1ca-4c17-4fd5-95b1-15c10173c475
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oai:economics.ouls.ox.ac.uk:10462
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