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Ronald Lindley MEEK

economist

Ronald Lindley MEEK, economist.

Background

MEEK, Ronald Lindley was born in 1917 in New Zealand.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Master of Arts New Zealand, 1939, 1946. Doctor of Philosophy University of Cambridge, Cambridge, United Kingdom, 1949.

Career

Outstanding scholar of physiocracy, Turgot, and Adam Smith, whose work on the eighteenth century culminated in his painstaking edition of Smith’s Lectures on Jurisprudence (1977). He also made a major contribution to the recent revival of Marxian economics by his patient and undogmatic exposition of Marx’s ideas during the cold-war period of the 1940s and 1950s. Lector, University Glasgow, 63.

Professor of Economics, University Leicester, 78.

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