Richard Cantillon's Background

Antoin E. Murphy

in Richard Cantillon: Entrepreneur and Economist

Published in print January 1989 | ISBN: 9780198286820
Published online November 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191596681 | DOI:

Series: Clarendon Paperbacks

 Richard Cantillon's Background

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Cantillon's genealogy is re‐examined and Ballyheigue, County Kerry shown to be his birthplace. He was probably born between 1680 and 1690, and not, as incorrectly written by Hone, in 1697.

Keywords: Ballyheigue; Cantillon family; County Kerry; Sir William Petty

Chapter.  5234 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: History of Economic Thought

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