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Thomas Sowell

Born: 30-Jul-1930
Birthplace: Gastonia, NC

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Black
Occupation: Economist
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Conservative economist, Hoover fellow

Military service: USMC

    High School: Stuyvesant High School, New York City, NY (dropped out)
    University: BA Economics, Harvard University
    University: MA Economics, Columbia University
    University: PhD Economics, University of Chicago
    Professor: Cornell University
    Professor: University of California at Los Angeles

    Hoover Institution Senior Fellow (1980-)
    Keyes 2004
    National Humanities Medal 2002

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Author of books:
Race and Economics (1975)
Markets and Minorities (1981)
Ethnic America: A History (1981)
Marxism: Philosophy and Economics (1986)
The Vision of the Anointed: Self-Congratulation As a Basis for Social Policy (1996)
A Personal Odyssey (2000, memoir)
The Quest For Cosmic Justice (2002)
A Conflict of Visions: Ideological Origins of Political Struggles (2002)
Controversial Essays (2002)
The Einstein Syndrome: Bright Children Who Talk Late (2002)
Inside American Education (2003)
Applied Economics: Thinking Beyond Stage One (2003)
Affirmative Action Around the World: An Empirical Study (2004)
Black Rednecks and White Liberals (2005)

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