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Richard Sidney SAYERS

Richard Sidney SAYERS, economist in the field of Commercial Banking. President, Section F British Academy, 1960; Vice-President, British Academy, 1966-1967; President, Economics History Society, 1972-1974; Vice president, Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom, 1973-1976; Honorary Fellow, St Catherine’s College Cambridge, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, Institute, Institution gan.

Background

  • SAYERS, Richard Sidney was born in 1908 in Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, England.

  • Education

    • Master of Arts University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1933. Master of Arts University Oxford, 1936. Honorary DLitt University Warwick, 1967.

      Honorary DCL University Kent, 1967.

    Career

    • Assistant Lector Economics, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 5. Lector Economics, Exeter, Corpus Christi and Pembroke College Oxford, 1935-1945. Fellow, Pembroke College Oxford, 1939-1945.

      Economics, United Kingdom Ministry of Supply, 1940-1945. Economics Adviser, United Kingdom Cabinet Office, 1945-1947. Cassel Professor of Economics, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, 1947-1968.

      Member, United Kingdom Radcliffe Committee Monetary System, 1957-1959. Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development Committee Fiscal Measures, 1966-1968. Member, United Kingdom Monopolies Commission, 1968.

      Emeritus Professor of Economics, University London, since 1968.

    Major achievements

    • President, Section F British Academy, 1960. Vice-President, British Academy, 1966-1967. President, Economics History Society, 1972-1974.

      Vice president, Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom, 1973-1976. Honorary Fellow, St Catherine’s College Cambridge, London School of Economies and Political Science, London, United Kingdom, Institute, Institution gan.

    Works

    • Modern Blood Banking & Transfusion Practices
    • Thoroughly revised and updated, the 6th Edition of this popular text continues to set the standard for developing a comprehensive understanding of modern routine blood banking and transfusion practices.
    • Modern Banking Law
    • This book sets banking law against the background of general legal doctrines, discussing its operation in the context of its wider economic function.

    Views

    English monetary history. Relationship between monetary policy and theory and institutions, as exemplified in report of the committee on the working of the monetary system (Radcliffe Report) 1959.

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    Born 1908