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A. C. Pigou’s rejection of Pareto’s law

Michael McLure.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2013; p ublished online October 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Welfare and Poverty; Individual Economists; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 6997 words.

In Pigou’s Wealth and Welfare, as well as in each of the four editions of his The Economics of Welfare, one chapter is dedicated entirely to the critical assessment, and ultimate rejection,...

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Abbott, Edith (1876–1957)

Katharine Norley.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 1128 words.

Abbott was born on 26 September 1876 in Grand Island, Nebraska, and died there on 28 July 1957. Her

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Abramovitz, Moses (1912–2000)

David Ashbury.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 736 words.

Abramovitz was born in Brooklyn in 1912, and died on 1 December 2000 in Stanford, California. He took his

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Ackley, Hugh Gardner (1915–1998)

David Ashbury.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 856 words.

Ackley was born on 30 June 1915 at Indianapolis, Indiana and spent his youth in Kalamazoo, Michigan. He died at

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Acland, John (1729–after 1796)

Joanna Innes.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 677 words.

Acland was born around 1729, the son of John Acland, vicar of Broad Clyst in Devon. He died some

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Acworth, William Mitchell (1850–1925)

Marjorie Bloy.

in The Biographical Dictionary of British Economists

January 2004; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 596 words.

Acworth was born 22 November 1850 at Rothley in Leicestershire, and died in London on 2 April 1925. He

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Adam Smith’s ‘History of Astronomy’ and view of science

Kwangsu Kim.

in Cambridge Journal of Economics

July 2012; p ublished online February 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Individual Economists; Economic Methodology; History of Economic Thought (to 1925). 13951 words.

This paper aims to clarify Adam Smith’s view of science that has been found in his capacity as a historian or philosopher of science. It is shown that Smith assesses scientific activities...

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Adams, Charles Francis (1807–86)

Robert Crowden.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 692 words.

Adams was born in Boston on 18 August 1807, and died there on 21 November 1886. He was

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Adams, Henry Carter (1851–1921)

Ajay K. Mehrotra.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 2732 words.

Born on 31 December 1851, the son of Ephraim Adams and Elizabeth Doughlass, Henry Carter Adams was raised

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Adams, Thomas Sewell (1873–1933)

Ajay K. Mehrotra.

in The Biographical Dictionary of American Economists

January 2006; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Individual Economists. 986 words.

Adams was born in Baltimore, Maryland on 29 December 1873, the third son of John Wesley and Ruth Adams

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