Oliver Hart

A Conversation with Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart

The Stigler Center for the Study of the Economy and the State hosted its annual antitrust and competition conference in late April. The following is a transcript of Nobel Laureate Oliver Hart's interview with ProMarket Managing Editor Brooke Fox.

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Oliver Hart and the Poetry of Economic Theory

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