Anthony de Jasay

Anthony de Jasay

1925–2019

Nationality: Hungarian

Historical Period: The 20th Century and Beyond

Anthony de Jasay was an Anglo-Hungarian economist living in France. He trained as an economist in Western Australia and then at Oxford University. He worked in finance in Paris before retiring and becoming an independent scholar. Anthony de Jasay authored The State (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 1998), Social Contract, Free Ride: A Study of the Public Goods Question (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1990), and Justice and its Surroundings (Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, 2002).

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