MARSHALL ALFRED 1842 - 1924 PROFESSOROF POLITICAL ECONOMY

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Letter from Alfred Marshall to Mr Hodson, concerning arrangements for socialreformer and economist William Beveridge's (1879 - 1963) visit to Cambridge.

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Alfred Marshall 1842 - 1924

Marshall was educated at Merchant Taylors' School and St John's College,Oxford. He was a Fellow of St John's College Cambridge, 1865 - 1877 and 1885- 1908. From 1877 to 1882 he was Principal of University College, Bristol,1877 - 1882. He then went on to become a lecturer at and Fellow of BalliolCollege, Oxford, 1883 - 1884. Marshall was Professor of Political Economy,Cambridge University, 1885 - 1908, and became Emeritus Professor, 1918. Hewas a member of Royal Commissions on Labour (1891), Aged Poor (1893) andLocal Taxation (1899). He also served on the Indian Currency Committee(1899).

His publications include:

  • Economics of Industry (in conjunction with his wife)(1879)
  • Principles of Economics volume i. (1890)
  • Elements of Economics volume i. (1891)
  • Memorandum on the Fiscal Policy of International Trade published as a WhitePaper (1903)
  • Industry and Trade (1919)
  • Money, Credit and Commerce (1923)

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