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Henry HIGGS

economist

Henry HIGGS, economist in the field of Founder Member, Secretary, Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom, 1890, 1892- 1905. Founder Member, Secretary, Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom, 1890, 1892-1905.

Background

HIGGS, Henry was born in 1864 in Cornwall, England.

Education

Bachelor of Laws University London, 1890.

Career

His long and devoted service to Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom in various offices makes him an important figure in the history of the British economics profession. His research on Cantillon and French economics was a result of Foxwell’s lectures at University College, London, which also first aroused his interest in economics. His publications on financial matters gained from his intimate acquaintance with their management at the highest levels, but it is not for his writings but for his more general services to economics that he is remembered.

United Kingdom Civil Servant, 1881— 1921, including Private Secretary, Prime Minister Campbell-Bannerman.

Achievements

  • Founder Member, Secretary, Royal Economic Society, United Kingdom, 1890, 1892-1905.

Works