Hyman Minsky
#2078 Overall Influence

Hyman Minsky

American economist

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Hyman Philip Minsky was an American economist, a 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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University of California, Berkeley
University of California, Berkeley

Public research university in Berkeley, California, United States

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Washington University in St. Louis
Washington University in St. Louis

University in St. Louis, Missouri, United States

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University of Chicago
University of Chicago

Private research university in Chicago, Illinois, United States

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Harvard University
Harvard University

Private research university in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States

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#44 World Rank #21 USA Rank
Economics