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economist

Josiah TUCKER, economist.

Background

TUCKER, Josiah was born in 1712 in Laugharne, Wales.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts, Doctor of Divinity University Oxford, 1836, 1839,1755.

Career

Pamphleteer, who wrote frequently on economic topics and on the question of the American colonies, whose independence he favoured. His attacks on monopolies and his belief that trade was not benefitted by the conflict with the colonies were favourably noticed by subsequent writers, including McCulloch. Clergyman, 1737-1799.

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