90 relations: Amiya Kumar Dasgupta, An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science, Aristotle, Arthur Seldon, Austrian business cycle theory, Bernard Semmel, Bretton Woods Conference, British Academy, British Library of Political and Economic Science, Caroline Robbins, Causes of the Great Depression, Centre for Studies on Federalism, Chichele Lectures, Christopher Louis McIntosh Johnson, Definitions of economics, Department of War Studies, King's College London, Depression (economics), Economic methodology, Economics, Edward Szczepanik, Edwin Cannan, Ely Devons, Evan Durbin, Federal Union, Frank Hahn, Friedrich Hayek, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Great Depression, Harlington, Harmondsworth and Cranford Cottage Hospital, Harmondsworth, History of the London School of Economics, Homo economicus, James Drever, James Meade, John Hicks, John Maynard Keynes, K. R. Narayanan, Kothari Commission, Lionel, List of economists, List of English people, List of Fellows of the British Academy elected in the 1940s, List of life peerages (1958–1979), List of Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour, List of people associated with the London School of Economics, List of people from the London Borough of Hillingdon, List of University of London people, London School of Economics, Ludwig von Mises, Macmillan Committee, ..., Mathematical economics, Mathematical optimization, Max Weber, Michael Packe, Monetary economics, Mont Pelerin Society, Monty Finniston, National Economic Advisory Council, Nicholas Kaldor, Philip Wicksteed, Philosophy and economics, Pieter Hennipman, Positive economics, Queen's Hall, Regional economics, Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art, Robbins (name), Robbins Report, Roger Thatcher, Samuel Hollander, Scarcity, Schools of economic thought, Sipson, Social choice theory, Social science, Social welfare function, Stephen J. Herben Jr., Sydney Chapman (economist), The Open Society and Its Enemies, Thomas Simaku, University of Stirling, Villiers High School, Welfare definition of economics, Why Nations Fail, William Baumol, William Beveridge, William Stanley Jevons, 1944 Birthday Honours, 1963 in the United Kingdom, 1968 New Year Honours. Expand index (40 more) » « Shrink index
Amiya Kumar Dasgupta (16 July 1903 – 14 January 1992) was an Indian economist who has been described as "one of the founding fathers of modern economics in India" and "a true pioneer in developmental economics".
Lionel Robbins' Essay (1932, 1935, 2nd ed., 158 pp.) sought to define more precisely economics as a science and to derive substantive implications.
Aristotle (Ἀριστοτέλης Aristotélēs,; 384–322 BC) was an ancient Greek philosopher and scientist born in the city of Stagira, Chalkidiki, in the north of Classical Greece.
Arthur Seldon (29 May 1916 – 11 October 2005) was joint founder president, with Ralph Harris, of the Institute of Economic Affairs, where he directed editorial affairs and publishing for more than thirty years.
The Austrian business cycle theory (ABCT) is an economic theory developed by the Austrian School of economics about how business cycles occur.
Bernard Semmel (23 July 1928 – 18 August 2008) was an American historian specialising in British imperial history.
The Bretton Woods Conference, formally known as the United Nations Monetary and Financial Conference, was the gathering of 730 delegates from all 44 Allied nations at the Mount Washington Hotel, situated in Bretton Woods, New Hampshire, United States, to regulate the international monetary and financial order after the conclusion of World War II.
The British Academy is the United Kingdom's national academy for the humanities and the social sciences.
The British Library of Political and Economic Science, commonly referred to as "LSE Library", is the main library of the London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE).
Caroline Robbins or Caroline Herben (18 August 1903 – 8 February 1999) was a British historian who was a professor at Bryn Mawr College.
The causes of the Great Depression in the early 20th century have been extensively discussed by economists and remain a matter of active debate.
The Centre for Studies on Federalism (CSF) was established in November 2000 with the primary purpose of studying and researching the theory and practice of Federalism both as a political doctrine and in its implementation in the institutional systems of the Modern state.
The Chichele Lectures are a prestigious series of lectures sponsored by All Souls College and are an example of the College's use of its income for the general benefit of the University of Oxford.
Christopher Louis McIntosh Johnson (12 June 1931 – 14 December 2012) was a journalist and economist.
There are a variety of modern definitions of economics.
The Department of War Studies (DWS) is an academic department in the School of Security Studies within the Faculty of Social Science & Public Policy at King's College London in London, United Kingdom.
In economics, a depression is a sustained, long-term downturn in economic activity in one or more economies.
Economic methodology is the study of methods, especially the scientific method, in relation to economics, including principles underlying economic reasoning.
Economics is the social science that studies the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.
Edward Franciszek Szczepanik (22 August 1915, Suwałki, Poland – 11 October 2005, Worcestershire, United Kingdom) was a Polish economist and the last Prime Minister of the Polish Government in Exile.
Edwin Cannan (3 February 1861, Funchal, Madeira – 8 April 1935, Bournemouth), the son of artist Jane Cannan, was a British economist and historian of economic thought.
Ely Devons (29 July 1913 – 28 December 1967), an economist and statistician, was born in Bangor, Gwynedd North Wales, lived most of his life in Manchester and died after a long illness at St Thomas Hospital in London.
Evan Frank Mottram Durbin (1 March 1906 – 3 September 1948) was a British economist and Labour Party politician, whose writings combined a belief in central economic planning with a conviction that the price mechanism of markets was indispensable.
Federal Union is a Pro-European British group launched in November 1938, to advocate a Federal Union of Europe as a post-war aim.
Frank Horace Hahn FBA (26 April 1925 – 29 January 2013) was a British economist whose work focused on general equilibrium theory, monetary theory, Keynesian economics and monetarism.
Friedrich August von Hayek (8 May 189923 March 1992), often referred to by his initials F. A. Hayek, was an Austrian-British economist and philosopher best known for his defense of classical liberalism.
The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, or the Graduate Institute (in French: Institut de hautes études internationales et du développement (previously known as Institut (universitaire) de hautes études internationales), abbreviated IHEID (previously HEI, IHEI, or IUHEI) is a post-graduate university located in Geneva, Switzerland. The institution counts one UN secretary-general (Kofi Annan), seven Nobel Prize recipients, one Pulitzer Prize winner, and numerous ambassadors, foreign ministers, and heads of state among its alumni and faculty. Founded by two senior League of Nations officials, the Graduate Institute maintains strong links with that international organisation's successor, the United Nations, and many alumni have gone on to work at UN agencies. The school is a full member of the APSIA. Founded in 1927, the Graduate Institute of International Studies (IHEI or HEI) is continental Europe's oldest school of international relations and was the world's first university dedicated solely to the study of international affairs. It offered one of the first doctoral programmes in international relations in the world. In 2008, the Graduate Institute absorbed the Graduate Institute of Development Studies, a smaller post-graduate institution also based in Geneva founded in 1961. The merger resulted in the current Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies. Today the school enrolls about 800 graduate students from over 100 countries. Foreign students make up nearly 80% of the student body and the school is officially a bilingual English-French institution, although the majority of classes are in English.. With Maison de la Paix acting as its primary seat of learning, the Institute's campuses are located blocks from the United Nations Office at Geneva, International Labour Organization, World Trade Organization, World Health Organization, International Committee of the Red Cross, World Intellectual Property Organization and many other international organizations. It runs joint degree programmes with universities such as Smith College and Yale University, and is Harvard Kennedy School's only partner university to co-deliver double degrees.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Harlington, Harmondsworth and Cranford Cottage Hospital was established in 1884 and opened in 1885.
Harmondsworth is a village in the London Borough of Hillingdon with a short border to the south onto London Heathrow Airport.
The history of the London School of Economics dates from 1895, when the School was founded by Fabian Society members Sidney and Beatrice Webb, Graham Wallas, and George Bernard Shaw, with funding provided by private philanthropy, including a bequest of £20,000 from Henry Hunt Hutchinson to the Fabian Society.
The term homo economicus, or economic man, is a caricature of economic theory framed as a "mythical species" or word play on homo sapiens, and used in pedagogy.
Prof James Drever FRSE LLD (1910–1991) was a Scottish academic who served as the first Principal of the University of Dundee.
James Edward Meade CB, FBA (23 June 1907 – 22 December 1995) was a British economist and winner of the 1977 Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences jointly with the Swedish economist Bertil Ohlin for their "pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements." Meade was born in Swanage, Dorset.
Sir John Richard Hicks (8 April 1904 – 20 May 1989) was a British economist.
John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes (5 June 1883 – 21 April 1946), was a British economist whose ideas fundamentally changed the theory and practice of macroeconomics and the economic policies of governments.
Kocheril Raman Narayanan (4 February 1921 – 9 November 2005) was the tenth President of India.
Indian Education Commission (1964-1966), popularly known as Kothari Commission, was an ad hoc commission set up by the Government of India to examine all aspects of the educational sector in India, to evolve a general pattern of education and to advise guidelines and policies for the development of education in India.
Lionel is a given name which may refer to the following.
This is an incomplete alphabetical list by surname of notable economists, experts in the social science of economics, past and present.
Listed below are English people of note and some notable individuals born in England.
The British Academy consists of world-leading scholars and researchers in the humanities and social sciences.
This is a list of life peerages in the Peerage of the United Kingdom created under the Life Peerages Act 1958 from the time the Act came into effect to 1979, grouped by prime minister.
Below is a list of Members of the Order of the Companions of Honour from the order's creation in 1917 until the present day.
This list of people associated with the London School of Economics includes notable alumni, non-graduates, academics and administrators affiliated with the London School of Economics and Political Science.
This list of people from the London Borough of Hillingdon includes residents who were either born or dwelt for a substantial period within the borders of this modern London borough, formed in 1965 by the amalgamation of Hayes and Harlington Urban District, the Municipal Borough of Uxbridge, Ruislip-Northwood Urban District and Yiewsley and West Drayton Urban District in West London.
The following people spent time at the University of London as either teaching staff or students.
The London School of Economics (officially The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as LSE) is a public research university located in London, England and a constituent college of the federal University of London.
Ludwig Heinrich Edler von Mises (29 September 1881 – 10 October 1973) was an Austrian-American theoretical Austrian School economist.
The Macmillan Committee, officially known as the Committee on Finance and Industry, was a committee, composed mostly of economists, formed by the British government after the 1929 stock market crash to determine the root causes of the depressed economy of the United Kingdom.
Mathematical economics is the application of mathematical methods to represent theories and analyze problems in economics.
In mathematics, computer science and operations research, mathematical optimization or mathematical programming, alternatively spelled optimisation, is the selection of a best element (with regard to some criterion) from some set of available alternatives.
Maximilian Karl Emil "Max" Weber (21 April 1864 – 14 June 1920) was a German sociologist, philosopher, jurist, and political economist.
Michael St John Packe (21 August 1916 – 20 December 1978) was an English historian, biographer, and cricketer.
Monetary economics is a branch of economics that provides a framework for analyzing money in its functions as a medium of exchange, store of value, and unit of account.
The Mont Pelerin Society (MPS) is an international liberal organization composed of economists, philosophers, historians, intellectuals, business leaders.
Sir Harold Montague "Monty" Finniston FRS FRSE (1912–1991) was a British industrialist born in Glasgow, Scotland.
The National Economic Advisory Council was set up by second Labour government of United Kingdom Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.
Nicholas Kaldor, Baron Kaldor (12 May 1908 – 30 September 1986), born Káldor Miklós, was a Cambridge economist in the post-war period.
Philip Henry Wicksteed (25 October 1844 – 18 March 1927) is known primarily as an economist.
Philosophy and economics, also philosophy of economics, studies topics such as rational choice, the appraisal of economic outcomes, institutions and processes, and the ontology of economic phenomena and the possibilities of acquiring knowledge of them.
Pieter Hennipman (12 September 1911 – 4 July 1994) was a Dutch economist, Professor of Economics at the University of Amsterdam, who is considered the "leading Dutch economist of the post-war period.".
Positive economics (as opposed to normative economics) is the branch of economics that concerns the description and explanation of economic phenomena.
The Queen's Hall was a concert hall in Langham Place, London, opened in 1893.
Regional economics is a sub-discipline of economics and is often regarded as one of the fields of the social sciences.
The Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest (RCEWA) is a committee of the United Kingdom government, advising the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) on the export of cultural property.
Robbins is an English language surname.
The Robbins Report (the report of the Committee on Higher Education, chaired by Lord Robbins) was commissioned by the British government and published in 1963.
Arthur Roger Thatcher (22 October 1926 – 13 February 2010), commonly known as Roger Thatcher or sometimes as A. Roger Thatcher, was a British statistician.
Samuel Hollander, (born April 6, 1937) is a British/Canadian/Israeli economist.
Scarcity refers to the limited availability of a commodity, which may be in demand in the market.
In the history of economic thought, a school of economic thought is a group of economic thinkers who share or shared a common perspective on the way economies work.
Sipson is a village in the London Borough of Hillingdon, the westernmost borough of Greater London, England.
Social choice theory or social choice is a theoretical framework for analysis of combining individual opinions, preferences, interests, or welfares to reach a collective decision or social welfare in some sense.
Social science is a major category of academic disciplines, concerned with society and the relationships among individuals within a society.
In welfare economics, a social welfare function is a function that ranks social states (alternative complete descriptions of the society) as less desirable, more desirable, or indifferent for every possible pair of social states.
Stephen Joseph Herben Jr. (14 March 1897 – 22 December 1967) was an American professor of philology at Bryn Mawr College.
Sir Sydney John Chapman KCB CBE (20 April 1871 – 29 August 1951) was an English economist and civil servant.
The Open Society and Its Enemies is a work on political philosophy by the philosopher Karl Popper, in which the author presents a "defence of the open society against its enemies", and offers a critique of theories of teleological historicism, according to which history unfolds inexorably according to universal laws.
Thomas Simaku (born 18 April 1958, Kavajë) is an Albanian-British composer.
The University of Stirling is a public university founded by Royal charter in 1967.
Villiers High School is a co-educational 11–18 school and sixth form in the Southall are of the west London borough of Ealing.
The welfare definition of economics is an attempt by Alfred Marshall, a pioneer neoclassical economist, to redefine his field of study.
Why Nations Fail: The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty, first published in 2012, is a non-fiction book by Turkish-American economist Daron Acemoglu from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and British political scientist James A. Robinson from the University of Chicago.
William Jack Baumol (February 26, 1922 – May 4, 2017) was an American economist.
William Henry Beveridge, 1st Baron Beveridge, (5 March 1879 – 16 March 1963) was a British economist who was a noted progressive and social reformer.
William Stanley Jevons FRS (1 September 1835 – 13 August 1882) was an English economist and logician.
The 1944 King's Birthday Honours, celebrating the official birthday of King George VI, were announced on 2 June 1944 for the United Kingdom and British Empire, New Zealand, and South Africa.
Events from the year 1963 in the United Kingdom.
The New Year Honours 1968 were appointments in many of the Commonwealth realms of Queen Elizabeth II to various orders and honours to reward and highlight good works by citizens of those countries.