344. William Beveridge to Harrod , 29 January 1934 [a]
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The London School of Economics, Aldwich, London #
29 January 1934
I understand you have kindly and bravely undertaken to review Pigou's "Theory of Unemployment".  I do not know whether the rough notes that I made with a view to this review (before finally deciding that I was not a worthy reviewer  ) are any good to you, but in case they are I send them to you.  I have not looked at them since I made them on the Berengaria  and they may be quite unintelligible.
Please do not trouble to return them.
W H Beveridge
H.R.F. Harrod Esq., Christ Church, Oxford.
2. Beveridge was asked by Macgregor to review Pigou's Theory of Unemployment (1933) for the Economic Journal, but he eventually renounced (see Keynes's comments in letters 320 , 322 and 337 ).
3. Beveridge, "Pigou: Theory of Unemployment", TD, seven pages, in HCN 10.25.1. These notes consist in remarks on, and criticisms of, specific aspects of Pigou's treatment, but they do not offer a global perspective on the book.
4. Beveridge travelled to the United States in October 1933: see note 1 to letter 322 .
- a. TLS, one page, in HCN 10.25.2; CCTLI in Beveridge IIb/33. © British Library of Political and Economic Science, Archives Division , London.
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