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Question 1:
What is Thorstein Veblen known for?

Question 2:
What philosophical school did Thorstein Veblen belong to?

Question 3: In 1911, Veblen joined the faculty of the ________, where he had support from Herbert Davenport, the head of the economics department.
Missouri TigersUniversity of MissouriIowa State UniversityUniversity of Nebraska–Lincoln

Question 4: The ________ of evolutionary sexual selection is often[citation needed] compared to Veblen's “conspicuous consumption”.
Signaling gamesSignalling theoryHandicap principleAltruism

Question 5:
When did Thorstein Veblen die?

Question 6:
Who of the following did Thorstein Veblen influence?

Question 7: [7] In 1891 he left the farm, to study economics as a graduate student at ________ under James Laurence Laughlin.
Cornell UniversityRutgers UniversityBrown UniversityColumbia University

Question 8: In The Theory of Business Enterprise, which was published in 1904, at the height of American concern with the growth of business combinations and ________, Veblen employed his evolutionary analysis to explain these new forms.
Trusts and estatesWill (law)ShariaTrust law

Question 9: An Inquiry Into The Nature Of Peace And The Terms Of Its Perpetuation by Veblen at ________ , pdf
Amazon KindleProject Gutenberg AustraliaProject GutenbergGoogle Books

Question 10: In 1927 Veblen returned to the property that he still owned in ________ and died there in 1929.
Palo Alto, CaliforniaLos Altos, CaliforniaSan Jose, CaliforniaLos Gatos, California


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