Laurence S. Moss

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Laurence S. Moss (1944–2009) was an American economist who specialized in history of economic thought and economics of entrepreneurship. He earned his PhD in economics at Columbia University , and later earned a law degree from Suffolk University.[1] Moss was the leading expert on the economics of Mountifort Longfield. His doctoral dissertation was published as Mountiford Longfield: Irelands's First Professor of Political Economy.[2] He served as the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Economics and Sociology from 1997 until the end of his life in 2009.[3]


  1. ^ "Obituary: Laurence Moss". Wicked April 30, 2009.
  2. ^ Moss, Laurence (1976). Mountiford Longfield: Ireland's First Professor of Political Economy. Ottawa, Illinois: Green Hill Publishers.
  3. ^ Ahiakpor, James (2010). "Laurence Steven Moss, 1944-2009: A Biographical Sketch". Laurence S. Moss, 1944-2009: Academic Iconoclast, Economist and Magician. Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell: 25.