Nobel laureate Paul Samuelson dies at 94


Paul Samuelson, a Nobel laureate and economist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), on Sunday died at the age of 94. Samuelson passed away at his home in Belmont, Massachusetts following a short illness.

He was regarded as one of the most influential economists of the past century and was feted for his wide-ranging contributions to economics, writing prolifically on welfare, economic growth and international trade. Samuelson, who regarded himself as "the last generalist in economi

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