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Joseph HARRIS

Joseph HARRIS, economist.

Background

  • HARRIS, Joseph was born in 1702 in England.

  • Career

    • Monetary writer who placed his theory of money firmly in a framework of economic principles, in contrast to the common practice of divorcing discussions of money from the analysis of prices. He advocated monometallism, and held views on foreign trade on which Adam Smith may have drawn.
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    Born 1702
    Died 1764
    (aged 62)