Death of James M. Buchanan

October 3, 1919 - January 9, 2013
Blacksburg, Virginia | Age 93

Nobel Prize economist dies at 93
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NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Nobel Prize-winning economist James M. Buchanan, who helped develop the public choice theory of economics, has died. He was 93.

Family members said in a news release from Middle Tennessee State University, where Buchanan graduated in 1940, that he died Wednesday morning in Blacksburg, Va., where he lived.

He earned the 1986 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences for his writings in the field of public choice, which uses the...

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