Discussion on the Development in Israel of the Concept of Economic Independence
I would like to say a few words in honor of Don Patinkin, who taught and was mentor to all of us, a man who made the discipline of economics in Israel into one of the best in the world.
This discipline has yielded one Nobel Prize to date. I would like to point out that over the years Don himself was an almost regular candidate for that prize. I heard this from an important member of the prize committee, and I'm afraid that it was not merely professional considerations that prevented him from getting the prize.