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Henry HIGGS

Henry HIGGS, economist in the field of Founder Member, Secretary, Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom, 1890, 1892- 1905. Founder Member, Secretary, Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom, 1890, 1892-1905.

Background

  • HIGGS, Henry was born in 1864 in Cornwall, England.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Laws University London, 1890.

    Career

    • His long and devoted service to Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom in various offices makes him an important figure in the history of the British economics profession. His research on Cantillon and French economics was a result of Foxwell’s lectures at University College, London, which also first aroused his interest in economics. His publications on financial matters gained from his intimate acquaintance with their management at the highest levels, but it is not for his writings but for his more general services to economics that he is remembered.

      United Kingdom Civil Servant, 1881— 1921, including Private Secretary, Prime Minister Campbell-Bannerman.

    Major achievements

    • Founder Member, Secretary, Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom, 1890, 1892-1905.

    Works

    • The Road to Financial Reformation: Warnings, Consequences, Reforms
    • Our financial crisis: what happened, how we got here, and what needs to be done Henry Kaufman-an esteemed economist and statesman-is one of the most preeminent financial figures of the day, with a history of success from the 1980s, when his firm, Salomon Brothers, ruled the bond markets.
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    Died 1940
    (aged 76)