Stuart Chase

American economist (1888-1985)

Stuart Chase (1888–1985) was an American economist and engineer trained at MIT.


  • Citizens of a modern society need [...] more than that ordinary "common sense" which was defined by Stuart Chase as that which tells you that the world is flat.
    • Stuart Chase in S. I. Hayakawa (1949) Language in Thought and Action. p. 29-30
  • Political democracy can remain if it confines itself to all but economic matters.
    • The Economy of Abundance (1934), p. 313, as quoted in The Road to Serfdom (1944), p. 124.
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