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3871. West, Edward (1782–1828)

Edward West is remembered – if he is remembered at all – for having stated the theory of differential rent based on the principle of diminishing returns ...

By Mark Blaug. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3872. Westergaard, Harald Ludvig (1853–1936)

Westergaard was born on 19 April 1853 in Copenhagen. At the University of Copenhagen he took degrees in mathematics (1874) and economics (1877). He ...

By Hans Brems. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3873. Whately, Richard (1787–1863)

Whately was Fellow of Oriel College, Oxford, 1811–22; rector of Halesworth, Suffolk, 1822–5; principal of St Alban’s Hall, 1825–31; Drummond Professor ...

By R.D. Collison Black. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3874. Wheatley, John (1772–1830)

Lawyer and economist, Wheatley was born in Erith, Kent, of a prominent landed and military family, and died at sea on a voyage from South Africa to ...

By Frank Whitson Fetter. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3875. Wheatley, John (1772–1830)

Lawyer and economist, Wheatley was born in Erith, Kent, of a prominent landed and military family, and died at sea on a voyage from South Africa to England. ...

By Frank Whitson Fetter. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3876. Whewell, William (1799–1866)

Whewell was born in Lancaster and died in Cambridge. He received his early education at Lancaster Grammar School and Heversham School, Westmoreland, ...

By G. Campanelli. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3877. Whewell, William (1799–1866)

Whewell was born in Lancaster and died in Cambridge. He received his early education at Lancaster Grammar School and Heversham School, Westmoreland, and ...

By G. Campanelli. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3878. White, Harry Dexter (1892–1948)

Harry Dexter White (1892–1948) was an American economist who spent most of his career at the US Treasury and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). ...

By James M. Boughton. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Online Edition, 2009

3879. Wicksell and neoclassical economics

Knut Wicksell was long known as Scandinavia’s Alfred Marshall, the leading economist of that region, whose microeconomics married Böm-Bawerk’s time-phased ...

By Paul A. Samuelson. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3880. Wicksell effects

In realistic economic models with n different types of capital goods, the value of the capital stock is V=∑i=1nPiKi where Pi is the price of the ith ...

By Edwin Burmeister. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987