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Philip Nelson

Philip Nelson

American economist
Philip Nelson
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Intro American economist
Is Economist
From United States of America
Type Finance
Gender male
Birth 1929
Age 91 years
Columbia University
The details


Phillip Jacob Nelson (born 1929) is an emeritus professor at Binghamton University, where he was Bartle Professor of Economics. He is noted for having been the first to observe the distinction between an experience good and a search good.

Nelson obtained his doctorate in 1957 from Columbia University, with a dissertation entitled "A Study in the Geographic Mobility of Labor".

Selected publications

Research articles
  • Nelson, P. (1970), "Information and Consumer Behavior", Journal of Political Economy, 78 (2): 311–329, doi:10.1086/259630, JSTOR 1830691
  • Nelson, P. (1974), "Advertising as Information", Journal of Political Economy, 82 (2): 729–754, CiteSeerX, doi:10.1086/260231, JSTOR 1837143
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