Friday, April 1, 2016

Lester C. Thurow Dead at 77

Lester C. Thurow, bestselling author and MIT economist, has died at age 77.  Thurow was a leading global economist and longtime advocate for closing the wage gap between rich and poor Americans.  He embraced his role as an educator on economy, using metaphor and other devices to make his topics easy to understand.  He is survived by his wife, Anna.

The full New York Times obituary can be read here.

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