adjective see Veblen

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  • Veblenian — /ve blee nee euhn/, n. 1. Also called Veblenite /veb leuh nuyt /. a person who adheres to the economic or sociological theories of Thorstein Veblen. adj. 2. of, pertaining to, or suggesting the theories of Thorstein Veblen. [VEBLEN + IAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • veblenian — veb·le·ni·an …   English syllables

  • veblenian — (ˈ)ve|blēnēən adjective Usage: usually capitalized Etymology: Thorstein B. Veblen died 1929 American social scientist + English an : of or relating to the social scientist Veblen or his theories …   Useful english dictionary

  • Veblenian dichotomy — The Veblenian dichotomy is a concept first suggested by sociologist and economist Thorstein Veblen in his 1904 book The Theory of Business Enterprise. Veblen defines ceremonial as related to the past, supportive of tribal legends or traditional… …   Wikipedia

  • Veblenian model — /ve bleɪniən ˌmɒd(ə)l/ noun a theory of buying behaviour proposed by Veblen, which explains consumption mainly in terms of social influences or pressures rather than economic ones ● A Veblenian model helps to illustrate the non rational side of… …   Marketing dictionary in english

  • Veblen — biographical name Thorstein Bunde 1857 1929 American sociologist & economist • Veblenian adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Thorstein Veblen — Infobox Economist school tradition= Institutional economics color = #B0C4DE image caption = Thorstein Bunde Veblen (1857 1929) name = Thorstein Veblen birth = Birth date|1857|07|30 (Cato, Wisconsin) death = Death date and… …   Wikipedia

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  • Clarence Edwin Ayres — Clarence Ayres Institutional economics Born May 6, 1891(1891 05 06) Died July 24, 1972(1972 07 24) (aged 81) Nationality American …   Wikipedia

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