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George David Norman Worswick 1916–2001

Michael Artis

in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 120, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, II

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2003 | ISBN: 9780197263020
Published online February 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191734199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5871/bacad/9780197263020.003.0024

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

George David Norman Worswick 1916–2001

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David Worswick dedicated his life to economics and the analysis of economic policy, which resulted in several honours. In 1975 he received a D.Sc. from City University and was elected a Fellow of the Academy in 1979 — and from 1986/7 to 1988/9 he served as Chairman of its Section 9. In 1981 he was awarded the CBE. He also had a lively and fulfilling domestic life. He married Sylvia Walsh in 1940 and had three children. Their Oxford house was a home from home for many a student. He represented, not only the intellectual commitment of a generation of British economists, but also just about all the best features of a man in public life in Britain in his time.

Keywords: economics; economic policy analysis; Sylvia Walsh; Oxford

Chapter.  3967 words. 

Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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