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3871. 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

3872. 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

3873. 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

3874. 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

3875. 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

3876. Wicksell effects

In realistic economic models with n different types of capital goods, the value of the capital stock is V ...

By Edwin Burmeister. From The New Palgrave Dictionary of Economics, Second Edition, 2008

3877. Wicksell, Johan Gustav Knut (1851–1926)

Life and Career Johan Gustav Knut Wicksell was born in Stockholm on 20 December 1851, the youngest of six ...

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

3878. Wicksell, Johan Gustav Knut (1851–1926)

Life and career Johan Gustav Knut Wicksell was born in Stockholm on 20 December 1851, the youngest of six ...

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

3879. Wicksell’s theory of capital

Wicksell first developed his real theory of capital on ‘the purely imaginary assumption’ that the phenomena of capital and interest could take place ...

By Massimo Pivetti. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3880. Wicksteed, Philip Henry (1844–1927)

Wicksteed was born in October 1844 in Leeds, where his father, Charles Wicksteed, was a Unitarian minister. He died, at the age of 83, in March 1927, ...

By Ian Steedman. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987