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Asteroid (4089) Galbraith

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Harvard University economist and polemicist John Kenneth Galbraith (b.1908 in Iona Station, Ontario - d.2006 in Cambridge, MA), renowned for his use of irony and for stressing the human element in the study of economics, rejected "the conventional wisdom" (a term introduced in his 1958 best-seller The Affluent Society) and the idea that economics is a "science".

Orbit type: Main Belt Asteroid

Reference: MPC 56957

Name: 
Galbraith
Number: 
4089
Designation: 
1986 JG
Disc. Date: 
1986-05-02
Disc. Place: 
Palomar