A representative of classical economics in Germany opposed to the mainstream dominated by the historical school and popular Marxism. His pupils held a number of university chairs and high government posts by the time of his death. He wrote illuminatingly on the methods of economic research and a wide variety of questions, such as free trades unions, public loans and taxation.
He also wrote a good deal on Rodbertus and the early socialists. Throughout his career he was an enthusiastic propagandist for free trade. Professor, University Dorpat, 1885-1890, University Bonn, 1890-1935.
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