PAISH, Frank Walter, 1898-1988, economist

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Miscellaneous papers of Professor Paish, found with his books. They include a box of slides, probably for a series of lectures on the UK Economy; two folders of statistical material; the duplicated text of a lecture by D H Robertson to the Marshall Society, Cambridge, 19 Oct 1961 on 'Mr. Lloyd's Fireworks'; off prints of papers by Paish; photocopy of "War as a Temporary Occupation, First World War Memoirs of a second Lieutenant", Paish's account of his service in the 2nd Brigade, Royal Horse Artillery, in France, Aug 1915-Mar 1918.

Administrative / Biographical History

Frank Walter Paish, 1898-1988, was educated at Winchester College and Trinity College, Cambridge. He worked for the Standard Bank of South Africa Ltd, in London and South Africa, 1921-1932. From 1931 to 1938 he was a Lecturer at the London School of Economics, 1932-1938. Paish was a Reader, 1938-1949, and later became Professor of Economics (with special reference to Business Finance), 1949-1965. He was made an Honorary Fellow in 1970. Paish was also Secretary of the London and Cambridge Economic Service, 1932-1941, and 1945-1949, and Editor, 1947-1949. From 1941 to 1945 Piash was Deputy-Director of Programmes at the Ministry of Aircraft Production. He was also Consultant on Economic Affairs for Lloyds Bank Ltd, 1965-1970. His publications include: The Post-War Financial Problem and Other Essays (1950); Business Finance (1953); Studies in an Inflationary Economy (1962); Long-term and Short-term Interest Rates in the United Kingdom (1966); How the Economy Works and Other Essays (1970); The Rise and Fall of Incomes Policy (1969).

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Output from CAIRS using template 14 and checked by hand on May 8, 2002

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