Thorstein Bunde Veblen

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Noun1.Thorstein Bunde Veblen - United States economist who wrote about conspicuous consumption (1857-1929)
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Thorstein Bunde Veblen, nacio en 1857, en Cato, Wisconsin.
One of those was the economist Thorstein Bunde Veblen, who, when writing about Native American culture in 1915, understood that immaterial equipment [1915, 272] is far more valuable than the material equipment, hi a passage about the California Native Americans, Veblen wrote that, "the loss of the basket, digging stick, and mortar, simply as physical objects, would have signified little but the conceivable loss of the squaw's knowledge of the soil and the seasons, of food and fiber plants, and of mechanical expedients would have meant the present dispersal and starvation of the community.
El estudio economico de las instituciones engloba un conjunto de formas de pensamiento heterogeneo, siendo relevantes los puntos de vista de Thorstein Bunde Veblen, Douglas North y Oliver Williamson.