Paul Samuelson, RIP

By Megan McArdle

"I don't care who writes a nation's laws -- or crafts its advanced treatises -- if I can write its economics textbooks."

Paul Samuelson, a giant of economics, has died at the age of 94.  The era of the titans slips away . . .

This article available online at:

http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2009/12/paul-samuelson-rip/31762/