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Gaëtan PIROU

Gaëtan PIROU, French economist. Ed., Revue d’Economie Politique, Chef de Cabinet to President, French Senate, 30.

Background

  • PIROU, Gaëtan was born in 1886 in France.

  • Career

    • Teacher of economics who introduced much foreign economic thinking to French universities. His works on general economics makes a very precise distinction between descriptive economics, theoretical economics and economic doctrine. The lack of mathematical content in his work rendered it a little behind the trend of the times but his grasp of the history of economics was broad and firm.

      Professor University Paris.

    Major achievements

    • Ed., Revue d’Economie Politique, Chef de Cabinet to President, French Senate, 30.
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    Born 1886
    Died 1945
    (aged 59)
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