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Karl DIEHL, German economist.


  • DIEHL, Karl was born in 1864.

  • Career

    • Studied in Berlin, Halle and Vienna. His tenure of the Freiburg chair further enhanced its prestige. Teaching by the seminar method, he attracted and held a large number of students.

      His views were largely of an institutionalist type, though he relied very much on the English classics as a starting point. Theoretische Nationalökonomie reveals his theoretical ability and his willingness to turn theory to the solving of practical problems. He was also a Proudhon scholar of considerable note.

      Professor, University Rostock, 1898, University Königsberg, 1899, University Freiburg, 1908-1943.
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    Born 1864
    Died 1943
    (aged 79)