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Flux, Sir Alfred William (1867–1942), economist, statistician, and civil servant

Henry Clay.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: UK Politics; Political Institutions; Probability and Statistics; Economics. 1001 words.

Flux, Sir Alfred William (1867–1942), economist, statistician, and civil servant, was born in Portsmouth on 8 April 1867, the only son of John Flux, a journeyman cement maker, and his wife,...

Hamilton, Robert (1743–1829), political economist and mathematician

R. E. Anderson.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Mathematics; Economics; Political Economy. 469 words.

Hamilton, Robert (1743–1829), political economist and mathematician, was born in Edinburgh on 11 June 1743, the eighth son of Gavin Hamilton (1704–1767), bookseller and publisher, and his...

Levi, Leone (1821–1888), jurist, political economist, and statistician

G. R. Rubin.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Law; Criminology and Criminal Justice; Probability and Statistics; Economics; Political Economy. 1630 words.

Levi, Leone (1821–1888), jurist, political economist, and statistician, was born on 6 June 1821 in Ancona, later part of the kingdom of Italy. He came from a middle-class Jewish family. His...

Orshansky, Mollie

Larry DeWitt.

in American National Biography Online

P ublished online July 2019 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: US Politics; Probability and Statistics; Economics. 1199 words.

Orshansky, Mollie (9 Jan. 1915–18 Dec. 2006), civil servant, economist and statistician, was born in the Bronx, New York City, the sixth daughter of Samuel Orshansky and Fannie Orshansky,...

Playfair, William (1759–1823), inventor of statistical graphs and writer on political economy

Ian Spence.

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

September 2004; p ublished online September 2004 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Probability and Statistics; Economics; Political Economy. 1868 words.

Playfair, William (1759–1823), inventor of statistical graphs and writer on political economy, was born on 22 September 1759 at the manse, Liff, near Dundee, the fifth of eight children of...