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Ronald Lindley MEEK

Ronald Lindley MEEK, economist.


  • MEEK, Ronald Lindley was born in 1917 in New Zealand.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts New Zealand, 1939, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1949.


    • Outstanding scholar of physiocracy, Turgot, and Adam Smith, whose work on the eighteenth century culminated in his painstaking edition of Smith’s Lectures on Jurisprudence (1977). He also made a major contribution to the recent revival of Marxian economics by his patient and undogmatic exposition of Marx’s ideas during the cold-war period of the 1940s and 1950s. Lector, University Glasgow, 63.

      Professor of Economics, University Leicester, 78.


    • Economics of Physiocracy
    • The birth of Physiocracy was the birth of the science of economics in the broad general form in which it is known to us today.
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    Born 1917
    Died 1978
    (aged 61)