Maurice Allais collection, 1945-2003

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Allais, Maurice
Maurice Allais (1911-2010) was a Nobel Prize winner and professor of economics at the École Nationale Supérieur des Mines de Paris. This collection primarily documents his professional life through writings by or about him. It was acquired as part of the Economits' Papers Archive.
6.5 Linear Feet (Five boxes.)
Material in French and English.
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Scope and content:

This collection contains article offprints and monographs by and about Allais. The Articles by Allais and Article about Allais series contain publications and clippings from assorted journals, newspapers, and other periodicals. The Lectures series contains drafts from Allais's 1959 visit to the Thomas Jefferson Center for Studies in Political Economy.

Biographical / historical:

Maurice Allais (1911-2010) was a white French academic and research economist who won the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences in 1988. He worked almost exclusively in French, researching decision theory, monetary policy, and behavioral economics.

Acquisition information:
The Maurice Allais collection was received by the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library as a gift from Christine Allais in 2015.
Processing information:

Processed by Sandra Niethardt, Ben Saalfeld, and Meghan Lyon, October 2015.

Accession described in this collection guide: 2015-0079.


The Maurice Allais collection is arranged into three series: Articles by Allais, Articles about Allais, and Lectures.

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Economists -- France
Economics -- Periodicals
Nobel Prize winners
Economists' Papers Archive
Thomas Jefferson Center for Political Economy
Allais, Maurice


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