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Claude Diebolt, Robert Fogel: Spiritual Son of Simon Kuznets and Master in Cliometrics [Abstract]

This paper is devoted to Robert Fogel, the spiritual and/or intellectual son of Simon Kuznets. Master in cliometrics, he is the winner (with Douglass North) of the 1993 Nobel Memorial Prize in economics for having renewed research in economic history by applying economic theory and quantitative methods in order to explain economic and institutional change.