Edgeworth, Francis Ysidro

Edgeworth (1845-1926) was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and Balliol College, Oxford. He was lecturer on logic, then Tooke professor of political economy at King's College London, to 1891. Afterwards he was professor of political economy, University of Oxford (1891-1922), fellow of All Souls College, Oxford, and editor of the Economic Journal (1891-1926). Edgeworth's last lectures were described by Harrod in an article on the teaching of economics at Oxford University and in letters 81 R and 106 .

See list of letters .

Source: www ; J. M. Keynes, "Francis Ysidro Edgeworth 1845-1926", Economic Journal XXXVI, March 1926, pp. 140-53; J. Creedy, "F. Y. Edgeworth, 1845-1926", in D. P. O'Brien and J. R. Presley (eds), Pioneers of Modern Economics in Britain (London: Macmillan, 1981); Harrod, "L'Université d'Oxford" ( 1937:5 ) and "Themes in Dynamic Theory", Economic Journal LXXIII, September 1963, p. 401.


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