Starting with an overview of Modigliani's life, the authors explain and assess his influential theories, including his theory of the life-cycle hypothesis of saving; the famous Modigliani-Miller theorem in corporate finance; stabilisation policy; econometric model building and forecasting, and his legacy and influence on contemporary economics.

Franco Modigliani: A Mind That Never Rests 2008, Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780230007895