They talk a good game, but economists hardly know enough about business cycles to figure out where they come from, let alone where they’re going.
Why in almost all societies have married women specialized in bearing and rearing children and in certain agricultural activities, whereas married men have done most of the fighting and market work?
The secret of a successful marriage is not to be at home too much.- Colin Chapman
Being married gives one one's position like nothing else can.- Queen Victoria
Love is the master key that opens the gates of happiness.- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.
Marriage is a mistake every man should make.- George Jessel
Monica Seles: I'd hate to be next door to her on her wedding night.- Peter Ustinov
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|Birth:||2nd December, 1930|
|Death:||3rd May, 2014|
Gary Stanley Becker was born in Pottsville, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an American economist and a professor of economics and sociology at the University of Chicago. He was one of the first economists to branch into what were traditionally considered topics belonging to sociology, including racial discrimination, crime, family organization, and drug addiction. He was known for arguing that many different types of human behavior can be seen as rational and utility maximizing. He was awarded the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1992 and received the United States Presidential Medal of Freedom in 2007.
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