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James Edward Meade (June 23, 1907, Swanage, DorsetDecember 22, 1995, Cambridge) was an English economist and winner of the 1977 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel jointly with the Norwegian Bertil Ohlin for their "Pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements." June 23 is the 174th day of the year (175th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 191 days remaining. ... 1907 was a common year starting on Tuesday (see link for calendar). ... Location within the British Isles Swanage station, the terminus of the Swanage heritage railway. ... Dorset (pronounced Dorsit, sometimes in the past called Dorsetshire) is a county in the southwest of England, on the English Channel coast. ... December 22 is the 356th day of the year (357th in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1995 (MCMXCV) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Map of the Cambridgeshire area (1904) The city of Cambridge is an old English university town and the administrative centre of the county of Cambridgeshire. ... An economist is someone who studies Economics. ... For the album by Ash, see 1977 (album). ... The Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel (in Swedish Sveriges Riksbanks pris i ekonomisk vetenskap till Alfred Nobels minne), is a prize awarded each year for outstanding intellectual contributions in the field of economics. ... Bertil Ohlin (April 23, 1899 – August 3, 1979), was a Swedish economist and winner of the 1977 Bank of Sweden Prize in Economic Sciences in Memory of Alfred Nobel. ...


Meade was educated at Malvern College and attended Oriel College, Oxford in 1926 to read Greats, but switched to Philosophy, Politics and Economics and gained an outstanding first. His interest in economics grew from an influential postgraduate year at Trinity College, Cambridge (1930-1), where he held frequent discussions with leading economists of the time including Dennis Robertson and John Maynard Keynes. Malvern College Chapel Malvern College is a coeducational English public school for pupils aged 13 to 18, founded in 1865. ... College name Oriel College Named after Blessed Virgin Mary Established 1324 Sister College Clare College Provost Sir Derek Morris JCR President Frank Hardee Undergraduates 304 Graduates 158 Homepage Boatclub Oriel College (in full: The House of Blessed Mary the Virgin in Oxford commonly called Oriel College, of the Foundation of... 1926 was a common year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ... Literae Humaniores is the name given to the study of Classics at Oxford and some other universities. ... Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE) is a degree which is one of the most famous and prestigious at the University of Oxford. ... Full name The College of the Holy and Undivided Trinity Motto Virtus vera nobilitas Virtue is true Nobility Named after The Holy Trinity Previous names Kings Hall and Michaelhouse (until merged in 1546) Established 1546 Sister College Christ Church Master Martin Rees, Baron Rees of Ludlow Location Trinity Street... Sir Dennis Holme Robertson (May 23, 1890-April 21, 1963) was an English economist who taught at Cambridge and London Universities. ... John Maynard Keynes, 1st Baron Keynes of Tilton (pronounced kānz / kAnze), ) (June 5, 1883 – April 21, 1946) was an English economist, whose ideas had a major impact on modern economic and political theory as well as on Franklin D. Roosevelts New Deal. ...


After working in the League of Nations and the Cabinet Office, he was the leading economist of the early years of Attlee's government, before taking professorships at LSE (1947-57) and Cambridge (1957-67). The League of Nations was an international organization founded after the Paris Peace Conference in 1919. ... The Cabinet Office is a United Kingdom government department. ... The Right Honourable Sir Clement Richard Attlee, 1st Earl Attlee, KG, OM, CH, PC (3 January 1883 – 8 October 1967) was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1945 to 1951. ... The London School of Economics and Political Science, often referred to as the London School of Economics or simply the LSE, is a specialist university in London. ... The University of Cambridge is the second-oldest university in the English-speaking world, with one of the most selective sets of entry requirements in the United Kingdom. ...


His many books include:

  • The Theory of International Economic Policy -- The Balance of Payments (1951)
  • The Theory of International Economic Policy -- Trade and Welfare (1955)
  • Principles of Political Economy (1965-76)
  • The Intelligent Radical's Guide To Economic Policy (1975)

External links

  • "Pathbreaking contribution to the theory of international trade and international capital movements"
  • Short autobiography by James Meade
  • James E. Meade – Prize Lecture

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