In 1938, young Leonid Hurwicz leaves Warsaw seeking safety and an economics degree. These challenging years spawn a lifelong intellectual adventure, a stellar career in economics and a Nobel Prize. This book tells his story.
About the Author
Washington state-based writer Michael Hurwicz has long been fascinated by his father's journey as a Polish Jew from 1930s Warsaw to America and ultimately a Nobel Prize in Economics. Michael's book reflects deep archival research as well as conversations with his father, immediate and extended family, friends, students, and colleagues.