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  • The 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research goes to Hernando de Soto

    The 2017 Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research goes to Hernando de Soto

    The Global Award for Entrepreneurship Research is the most prominent international award in entrepreneurship research with a price sum of EUR 100,000. De Soto’s analyses have had tremendous influence on policy throughout the world and were a main source of inspiration for the World Bank’s Doing Business program. Read More
  • 2017 Award Winner

    2017 Award Winner

    Hernando de Soto Peru  Institute for Liberty and Democracy For developing a new understanding of the institutions that underpin the informal economy as well as the role of property rights and entrepreneurship in converting the informal economy into the formal sector.   Read More
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12 Economists

29 November 2010 - Editorial Norma presents the third book comprising the Hernando de Soto Library, The 12 Most Important Economists in the World - De Soto: with Smith and Stiglitz, which tells us why we should read the ideas and theories of these famous economists and thinkers.

The book was first published in 2007 by the prestigious Swiss-German publisher Orell Füssli. Founded in 1519, it is the oldest publishing house in Switzerland.  Historian, chief editor of BILANZ, and author René Lüchinger, oversaw the publication of the book.

Hernando de Soto was included among the 12 most important economists of the world, along with Adam Smith, David Ricardo, Carlos Marx, Léon Walras, John Maynard Keynes, Friedrich August von Hayek, Peter Drucker, Milton Friedman, John Forbes Nash, Amartya Sen and Joseph Stiglitz.


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