Furubotn, Eirik G.

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FURUBOTN, Eirik G.

FURUBOTN, Eirik G. American, b. 1923. Genres: Economics. Career: Rice Institute (now Rice University), Houston, TX, instructor in economics, 1949-51; Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT, instructor in economics, 1953-55; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, instructor in economics, 1955-58; Lafayette College, Easton, PA, assistant professor of economics, 1958-60; Emory University, Atlanta, GA, associate professor of economics, 1960-63; State University of New York at Binghamton, professor of economics, 1963-67, chair of department, 1966-67; Texas A&M University, College Station, professor of economics, 1967-82, Private Enterprise Research Center, research fellow, 1996-; University of Texas at Arlington, visiting professor, 1981-82, James L. West Professor of Economics, 1982-96; visiting professor at universities worldwide. Publications: (with R.B. Ekelund and W.P. Gramm) The Evolution of Modern Demand Theory (essays), 1972; (with R. Richter) Institutions and Economic Theory, 1997. EDITOR & CONTRIBUTOR: (with S.A. Pejovich) The Economics of Property Rights, 1974; (with R. Richter) Some Views on Hospital Finance, 1988; (with R. Richter) The Economics and Law of Banking Regulation, 1990; (with R. Richter) The New Institutional Economics: A Collection of Articles from the Journal of Institutional and Theoretical Economics, 1991. Contributor to economic journals. Address: 750 N Rosemary Dr, Bryan, TX 77802, U.S.A.