Journal Of The Econometric Society

An International Society for the Advancement of Economic
Theory in its Relation to Statistics and Mathematics

Edited by: Guido W. Imbens • Print ISSN: 0012-9682 • Online ISSN: 1468-0262

Econometrica: Jul, 1995, Volume 63, Issue 4

Ragnar Frisch, Editor of Econometrica 1933-1954<755:RFEOE1>2.0.CO;2-X
p. 755-765

Olav Bjerkholt

This article commemorates Ragnar Frisch (1895-1973), the first editor of Econometrica, and relates the events which finally led to the establishment of the journal. How the name of the journal was settled, and what it might have been, is revealed. The editorial views, style, and habits of Ragnar Frisch are recounted.

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