Paul Sweezy dies at 93

Paul M Sweezy a Harvard University economist, who did much work on the theory of oligopoly, and left academia t become America's leading Marxist intellectual and publisher during the cold war era, died on Saturday 28 February at his New York home.

Paul Marlor Sweezy was born on April 10, 1910, the youngest of three sons of Everett P. Sweezy, vice president of First National Bank of New York, and Caroline Wilson Sweezy. He earned a bachelor's degree from Harvard in 1931 and his Ph.D. in 1937.