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Antoine Elisee CHERBULIEZ

economist

Antoine Elisee CHERBULIEZ, economist.

Background

CHERBULIEZ, Antoine Elisee was born in 1797 in Geneva, Switzerland.

Career

Turning to the study of economics when past the age of forty, he produced one of the best textbook expositions of classical economics. Though containing no original contribution of his own, the Précis.. enjoyed widespread and justified success. Cherbuliez was also known as an opponent of Proudhon and the socialists.

Lawyer and magistrate. Professor Law and Political Economics, University Geneva, 1833. Professor Political Economics, University Zürich, 1851.