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Sraffa, Piero (1898–1983), economist

G. C. Harcourt

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 | ISBN: 9780195123715
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1093/ref:odnb/31712
Sraffa, Piero (1898–1983), economist

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Sraffa, Piero (1898–1983), economist, was born in Turin on 5 August 1898, the only child of Angelo Sraffa, from Pisa, a professor of commercial law at several Italian universities, and his wife, Irma Tivoli, from Piedmont. Both parents came from well-known Jewish families. He was educated in ...

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Subjects: Economics

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