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Sydney John CHAPMAN

Sydney John CHAPMAN, economist. President, Section F, British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1909; Vice-President, Royal Statistical Society, United Kingdom, 1916; Member and Chairman of many United Kingdom Govt, and League of Nations Comms.; Knighted, 1920.

Background

  • CHAPMAN, Sydney John was born in 1871 in Wells, Norfolk, England.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts University London, 1891.

    Career

    • His early career included successful publications and the building up of a thriving commerce faculty at Manchester. Wartime government service drew him from academic life into the Civil Service. His wide knowledge of industry and his theoretical ability enabled him to handle such matters as the return to tariff protection in 1932.

      Lector, University College, Cardiff, 1899-1901. Professor, University Manchester, 1901-1917. Secretary, United Kingdom Board Trade, 1918-1927.

      Chief Economics Adviser, United Kingdom Government, 1927-1932.

    Major achievements

    • President, Section F, British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1909. Vice-President, Royal Statistical Society, United Kingdom, 1916. Member and Chairman of many United Kingdom Govt, and League of Nations Comms.

      Knighted, 1920.

    Works

    • Outlines of Political Economy
    • Unlike some other reproductions of classic texts (1) We have not used OCR(Optical Character Recognition), as this leads to bad quality books with introduced typos.
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    Died 1951
    (aged 80)