Tuesday, 23 January 2018

103rd birthday of Arthur Lewis

(Born 23 January 2015, CastriesSt Lucia)
ERUDITE AND WIDELY PUBLISHED economist, academic, economic advisor to Ghana’s Kwame Nkrumah government (1957-1959), awarded the Nobel Prize for economics in 1979, university administrator, Caribbean regional bank president; Sir Arthur Lewis Institute of Social and Economic Studies, SALISES, Cave Hill, Barbados named in his honour
(Arthur Lewis Building, University of Manchester {houses School of Social Sciences and School of Environment, Education and Development}, named after Professor Lewis who taught economics at Manchester from 1947 to 1957)
(John Coltrane Sextet, “Blue train” [personnel: Coltrane, tenor saxophone; Lee Morgan, trumpet; Curtis Fuller, trombone;  Kenny Drew, piano; Paul Chambers, bass; Philly Joe Jones, drums; recorded: Van Gelder Studio, Hackensack, NJ, US, 15 September 1957])

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