Marshall (Economics) Library Advent Calendar 2017
A lovely idea from the Marshall Economics Library at Cambridge University - an advent calendar of famous economists!
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 25 Dec: After 1939, when Keynes recovered from a heart attack, he directed his energy to practical economics: optimum allocation of resources for war effort and the new financial order at the Bretton Woods Conference #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/BK7b6NS7TD— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 25, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 24 Dec: Many intellectuals, labour unions, artists and political parties worldwide have been influenced by Marx's work, he is typically cited as one of the principal architects of modern social science #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/y0uFM9Xae4— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 24, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 Dec 23: Beatrice Webb was a member of the Minority Report to the Royal Commission on the Poor Laws and Relief of Distress – ultimately leading to the Welfare State. Sidney Webb co-authored The History of Trade Unionism-in MAR Rare Books pic.twitter.com/8PDSKzBNYf— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 23, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 22 Dec: Alfred Marshall -Principles of Economics (1890), was the dominant economic textbook in England for years. It brings the ideas of supply and demand, marginal utility and costs of production into a coherent whole #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/NDDZmWQkfu— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 22, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 21 Dec:Piero Sraffa, was an Italian refugee and a fellow of @TrinCollCam, also a former Marshall Librarian! In 1961 he won the Stockholm Academy of Science prize - equivalent to hte Nobel Prizee #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/1MAHA5mLD9— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 21, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 20 Dec: Mary Paley, one of the first women students to take the Tripos in 1875 -she also helped Marshall with Principles of Economics. Read the proofs here: https://t.co/xjTVZRfNVB #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/TJwflndak5— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 20, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 19 Dec: JM Keynes- In addition to being an economist, Keynes was also a civil servant, a director of the, and a part of the Bloomsbury Group #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/AoyOkltJe8— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 19, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 18 Dec: Joan Robinson studied and concentrated on methodological problems in economics and tried to recover the original message of Keynes' General Theory towards the end of her life #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/Uqd6oP4lV0— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 18, 2017
Famours Economists #AdventCalendar2017 Dec 17: The global financial crisis 2007-08 caused a resurgence in Keynesian thought. Keynesian economics provided the theoretical underpinning for economic policies undertaken in response in UK and USA #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/4rEnYrz8We— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 17, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar201710 Dec: Beatrice & Sidney Webb married and became pioneering researchers in social research and policy. They were founders of the LSE and members of the Fabian Society #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/LApj2aGPn4— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 10, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 9 Dec: Joan Robinson contributed to the support and exposition of Keynes' “General Theory” writing especially on its employment implications in 1936 and 1937 – with particular reference to the Great Depression.#MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/98l3d1hptK— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 9, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 8 Dec: John Kenneth Galbraith wrote a trilogy of works on Economics: American Capitalism 1952, The Affluent Society, 1958 and The New Industrial State, 1967 #MarshallLibraryAdvent CC-BY-SA Dutch National Archive pic.twitter.com/IQTUj9N6Yx— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 8, 2017
Famous Economists #AdventCalendar2017 Classical Economist David Ricardo (1772-1823), advocate of the market economy and free trade. Made a fortune on the stockmarket #MarshallLibraryAdvent pic.twitter.com/wYHLpmVO2D— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 7, 2017
2 Dec: Ricardo was the author of the book Principles of Political Economy and Taxation. He advanced a Labour Theory of Value pic.twitter.com/Z6NKKCaTy4— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 2, 2017
3 Dec: 3.JS Mill. Utilitarian political economist. His Principles of Political Economy of 1848 was one of the most widely read economic textbooks in the nineteenth century. pic.twitter.com/HtoIYk0daF— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 3, 2017
4 December: CC BY-SA 3.0 Punt, Anefo – Joan Robinson wrote Economics of Imperfect Competition 1933 and coined the term monopsony – used to describe the wage gap between women and men of equal productivity. pic.twitter.com/dPAA9SkuH2— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 5, 2017
5 Dec: Malthus was the author of the book An Essay on the Principle of Population 1798, in which he put forward the idea of the “Malthusian Trap”! pic.twitter.com/owGPZkGW1P— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 5, 2017
6 December: John Maynard Keynes, the famous economist, married Lydia Lopokova a Russian ballerina in 1925 Bloomsbury Ballerina available at 12 D 70 #economics #adventcalendar2017 pic.twitter.com/0hVjSQjopg— Marshall Library (@MarshallLibrary) December 6, 2017
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