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John Blundell, R.I.P.

Posted By Kurt Schuler On July 22, 2014 @ 11:04 pm In Uncategorized | 1 Comment

John Blundell has died at age 61 of cancer. As an earlier post [1] mentioned, he was one of the attendees of the 1974 South Royalton, Vermont conference that marked the revival of the Austrian School of economics, and he recently wrote a reminiscence [2] of the conference. Here [3] is the Wikipedia article on him. In his roles as President of the Institute for Humane Studies, President of the Atlas Economic Research Foundation, and General Director of the Institute of Economic Affairs (London), he supported funding and publication of free banking ideas. Others who knew him better will have more to say in due course. Here [4] is a tribute from the Atlas Economic Research Foundation.

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#1 Comment By Paul Marks On July 23, 2014 @ 6:10 am

May he rest in peace.

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[1] post: http://www.freebanking.org/2014/06/24/the-south-royalton-conference-1974/

[2] reminiscence: http://mises.org/journals/qjae/pdf/qjae17_1_5.pdf

[3] Here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_Blundell_(economist)

[4] Here: http://atlasnetwork.org/blog/2014/07/in-memoriam-john-blundell-1952-2014/

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