1919 – 1996
Who was Hyman Minsky?
Hyman Philip Minsky was an American economist, professor of economics at Washington University in St. Louis, and a distinguished scholar at the [[Levy Economics Institute]] of Bard College. His research attempted to provide an understanding and explanation of the characteristics of financial crises, which he attributed to swings in a potentially fragile financial system. Minsky is sometimes described as a post-Keynesian economist because, in the Keynesian tradition, he supported some government intervention in financial markets, opposed some of the financial deregulation policies popular in the 1980s, stressed the importance of the Federal Reserve as a lender of last resort and argued against the over-accumulation of private debt in the financial markets.
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- Sep 23, 1919
- United States of America
- Bachelor of Science, University of Chicago
- Master's Degree, Harvard University
- Doctorate, Harvard University
- Washington University in St. Louis
- Oct 24, 1996
on July 23, 2013
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