Robbins, Lionel Charles

Robbins (1898-1984, Baron of Clare Market, created 1959) was educated at University College in London and the London School of Economics (LSE). He was Beveridge 's research assistant (1923), lecturer at New College, Oxford (1924) and at the LSE (1925-27), fellow and lecturer at New College (1927-29), professor of economics at the LSE (1929-61) and chairperson of the Financial Times (1961-70). He was also involved in arts administration, having been trustee of the National Gallery (1952-74, with brief interruptions) and of the Tate Gallery (1953-59), and director of the Royal Opera House in Covent Garden (1955-81). He chaired the Committee on Higher Education (1961-64). During the war he was director of the Economic Section of Offices of the War Cabinet (1941-45).

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