In 1867 she married the economist Henry Fawcett, subsequently PostmasterGeneral (see 10.215), and during her husband's life was closely associated with him in all his work, his blindness making him in many ways extremely dependent upon her.
Lowe was a rather cut-anddry economist, who prided himself that during his four years of office he took twelve millions off taxation; but later opinion has hardly accepted his removal of the shilling registration duty on corn (1869) as good statesmanship, and his failures are remembered rather than his successes.
"IRVING FISHER (1867-), American economist, was born at Saugerties, N.Y., Feb.
On the other hand, the banker, the government official and the economist use railway statistics to obtain information which may be characterized as static rather than dynamic. Both uses ultimately rest upon comparison of the observed data from a certain property with the observed data from other properties, or with predetermined standards of performance.
ANNE ROBERT JACQUES TURGOT, BARON DE LAUNE (1727-1781), French statesman and economist, was born in Paris on the 10th of May 1727.
That originality and independence became more conspicuous when he reached his second stage as a political economist, struggling forward towards the standpoint from which his systematic work was written.
The economist frankly assumes the reality of the existing world and takes men as they are, or as they have been if he is studying past times.
CHARLES GANILH (1758-1836), French economist and politician, was born at Allanche in Cantal on the 6th of January 1758.
Burton was pre-eminently a jurist and economist, and may be said to have been guided by accident into the path which led him to celebrity.
JEAN BAPTISTE SAY (1767-1832), French economist, was born at Lyons on the 5th of January 1767.
In his general conception of human affairs there is a tendency to regard too exclusively the material side of things, which made him pre-eminently the economist of the French liberal bourgeoisie.
It follows from Quesnay's theoretic views that the one thing deserving the solicitude of the practical economist and the statesman is the increase of the net product; and he infers also what Smith afterwards affirmed, on not quite the same ground, that the interest of the landowner is "strictly and indissolubly connected with the general interest of the society."
HENRI CERNUSCHI (1821-1896), Italian politician and economist, was born of wealthy parents at Milan in 1821, and was destined for the legal profession.
ADAM SMITH (1723-1790), English economist, was the only child of Adam Smith, comptroller of the customs at Kirkcaldy in Fifeshire, Scotland, and of Margaret Douglas, daughter of Mr Douglas of Strathendry, near Leslie.
As a political economist he was the first to unfold the connexion that subsists between the degree of the fertility of the soil and the social condition of a community, the rapid manner in which capital is reproduced (see Mill's Political Economy, i.
ERNST ENGEL (1821-1896), German political economist and statistician, was born in Dresden on the 21st of March 1821.
LUDWIG BAMBERGER (1823-1899), German economist and politician, was born of Jewish parents on the 22nd of July 1823 at Mainz.
¦ A movement set on foot at the instance of Edward Atkinson, the well-known Boston economist, and warmly supported by the Massachusetts State Board of Trade, seeks to establish by treaty neutral zones from the ports of North America to the ports of Great Britain and Ireland and the continent of Europe, within which zones steamship and sailing vessels in the conduct of lawful commerce should be free to pass without seizure or interruption in time of war.
ROBERT HAMILTON (1743-1829), Scottish economist and mathematician, was born at Pilrig, Edinburgh, on the 11th of June 1743.
SIR ROBERT GIFFEN (1837-1910), British statistician and economist, was born at Strathaven, Lanarkshire.
In 1868 he became Walter Bagehot's assistant-editor on the Economist; and his services were also secured in 1873 as cityeditor of the Daily News, and later of The Times.
STEFANO JACINI, Count (1827-1891), Italian statesman and economist, was descended from an old and wealthy Lombard family.
A large number of the more recent Utopias have been inspired by socialistic or communistic ideals; among these may be mentioned Freiland, ein soziales Zukunftsbild (1890) and Reise nach Freiland (1893), by the Austrian political economist Theodor Hertzka (b.
His strength lay in his power as an original thinker rather than as a critic; and he will be remembered by his constructive work as logician, economist and statistician.
DAVID RICARDO (1772-1823), English economist, was born in London on the 19th of April 1772, of Jewish origin.
In 1958, an American economist named Leonard Read wrote an essay called "I, Pencil," written from the pencil's point of view, about how no one on the planet knows how to make a pencil.
In his book The Ultimate Resource 2, economist Julian Lincoln Simon observes that the capacity to feed people with an ever smaller small land surface has been developing rapidly for decades.