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1. Abbott, Edith (1876–1957)

Social reformer, economic historian and a pioneer in America of the study of the economic position of women, Edith Abbott was born on 26 September 1876 ...

By P. Kerr. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

2. Amoroso, Luigi (1886–1965)

A mathematician by training (at the Normale, Pisa), Amoroso was assistant professor of mathematics in Rome, then professor of financial mathematics ...

By Giancarlo Gandolfo. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

3. Anderson, James (1739–1808)

Anderson farmed from the age of 15, first at Hermiston near Edinburgh, then at Monkshill, Aberdeenshire. Aberdeen honoured him with an LL.D. in 1780. ...

By J.M.A. Gee. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

4. Åkerman, Johan Gustav (1888–1959)

Gustav Åkerman received perhaps the supreme accolade for any economist working in the theory of capital, Knut Wicksell's endorsement. Wicksell concluded ...

By K. Velupillai. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

5. Åkerman, Johan Henrik (1896–1982)

Somewhat lesser known internationally than his elder brother Gustaf, Johan Henrik Åkerman was, however, much better known inside Sweden. He was a prolific ...

By K. Velupillai. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

6. Ashton, Thomas Sutcliffe (1889–1968)

T.S. Ashton was born in Lancashire in 1889, graduated from Manchester University in 1909 and returned there in 1921 (after some years at the Universities ...

By Phyllis Deane. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

7. Babbage, Charles (1791–1871)

Charles Babbage is rarely regarded as a major contributor to economic thought. His name is synonymous with the early origins of the computer, and he was ...

By Maxine Berg. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

8. Buchanan, David (1779–1848)

Buchanan was born in Montrose, the eldest son of David Buchanan, the renowned printer, publisher and amateur literary scholar. Unlike his father, David ...

By Andrew Skinner. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

9. Colquhoun, Patrick (1745–1820)

Colquhoun was born in Dundee. A successful early career in business led to the position of Lord Provost of Glasgow in 1782 and 1783. ...

By D.P. O'Brien. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987

10. Hearn, William Edward (1826–1888)

Hearn was born in County Cavan, Ireland and died in Melbourne, Australia. Educated at Trinity College Dublin, he was appointed professor ...

By M. White. From The New Palgrave: A Dictionary of Economics, First Edition, 1987