Hector DENIS, economist. Member, Belgian Chamber of Representatives.
DENIS, Hector was born in 1842 in Belgium.
Idealistic socialist who sought an inductive basis for his viewpoint. Some of his work on taxation was done as a basis for legislation and showed the necessary increase in public expenditure that would follow the expansion of government activity. His work on the history of economic ideas was probably his most significant contribution.
Professor, University Brussels.
Member, Belgian Chamber of Representatives.