Francis Ysidro Edgeworth

Francis Ysidro Edgeworth

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Francis Ysidro Edgeworth was an Irish philosopher and political economist who made significant contributions to the methods of statistics during the 1880s. From 1891 onward he was the editor of a leading academic journal in economics and his own writings in economics were influential. Edgeworth was born in Edgeworthstown, County Longford, Ireland. He did not attend school, but was educated by private tutors at the Edgeworthstown estate until he reached the age to enter university. Richard Lovell Edgeworth was his grandfather, and Maria Edgeworth his aunt. His father was Francis Beaufort Edgeworth who "was a restless philosophy student at Cambridge on his way to Germany when he decided to elope with a teenage Catalonian refugee he met on the steps of the British Museum. One of the outcomes of their marriage was Ysidro Francis Edgeworth. As a student at Trinity College, Dublin, and Balliol College, Oxford, Edgeworth studied ancient and modern languagesshow more

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  • Paperback | 148 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 9mm | 227g
  • Miss Press
  • United States
  • English
  • 6135757741
  • 9786135757743