Oskar Lange

Oskar Ryszard Lange (July 27, 1904 in Tomaszów Mazowiecki – October 2, 1965 in London, United Kingdom) was a Polish economist and diplomat. He was best known for advocating the use of market pricing tools in socialist systems and providing the earliest model of market socialism. Oskar Lange received a Honorary Fellowship at ISS in 1962.



Introduction to econometrics / by Oskar Lange / - 4th ed. rev. and enlarged. - Warszawa : Pergamon Press, 1978

Political economy / by Oskar Lange / - Oxford [etc.] : Pergamon Press ; Polish Scientific Publishers, 1963 – 1971

Papers in economics and sociology / by Oskar Lange / - Oxford ; Warzawa : 1970

Introduction to economic cybernetics / by Oscar Lange ; prepared with the collaboration of Antoni Banasiânski on the basis of lectures delivered at the University of Warsaw ; transl. from Polish by Jâozef Stadler / - Oxford [etc.] : Pergamon, 1970

Theory of reproduction and accumulation / by Oskar Lange ; prepared with the collab. of Antoni Banasiânski on the basis of lectures delivered at Warsaw University ; transl. from Polish by Jâozef Stadler ; transl. ed. by P.F. Knightsfield / ;. - Oxford [etc.] : Pergamon Press, 1969

The use of mathematics in economics / Russian edition ed. by V.S. Nemchinov ; contributors: O. Lange ... [et al.] ; English edition ed. by a. Nove ; transl. from the Russian / - Edinburgh [etc.] : Oliver and Boyd, 1964

On the economic theory of socialism / Oskar Lange, Fred M. Taylor ; ed. by Benjamin E. Lippincott / ;. - New York : McGraw-Hill, 1964

Introduction to econometrics / by Oskar Lange / - 2nd ed. rev.. - Warszawa : Pergamon Press, 1962

Essays on economic planning / Oskar Lange / - Bombay [etc.] : Asia Publishing House.- (Indian statistical series, series_number: 4), 1960

The political economy of socialism : two lectures / by Oskar Lange / - The Hague : ISS, 1958

Price flexibility and employment / by Oscar Lange / - Bloomington, IN : Principia Press, 1944 "The Rate of Interest and the Optimum Propensity to Consume", 1938, Economica


Thadeusz Kowalik (1987). "Lange, Oskar R.", The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, 3, pp. 123-29.

Charles Sadler, "Pro-Soviet Polish-Americans: Oskar Lange and Russia's Friends in the Polonia, 1941–1945", Polish Review, 22, no. 4 (1977), 25–39.

Milton Friedman (1946). "Lange on Price Flexibility and Employment: A Methodological Criticism", American Economic Review, 36, no. 4, p. 613-631. Reprinted in Essays in Positive Economics, pp. 277-300.

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