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Sydney John CHAPMAN

economist

Sydney John CHAPMAN, economist. President, Section F, British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1909; Vice-President, Royal Statistical Society, United Kingdom, 1916; Member and Chairman of many United Kingdom Govt, and League of Nations Comms.; Knighted, 1920.

Background

CHAPMAN, Sydney John was born in 1871 in Wells, Norfolk, England.

Education

Bachelor of Arts University London, 1891.

Career

His early career included successful publications and the building up of a thriving commerce faculty at Manchester. Wartime government service drew him from academic life into the Civil Service. His wide knowledge of industry and his theoretical ability enabled him to handle such matters as the return to tariff protection in 1932.

Lector, University College, Cardiff, 1899-1901. Professor, University Manchester, 1901-1917. Secretary, United Kingdom Board Trade, 1918-1927.

Chief Economics Adviser, United Kingdom Government, 1927-1932.

Achievements

  • President, Section F, British Association for the Advancement of Science, 1909. Vice-President, Royal Statistical Society, United Kingdom, 1916. Member and Chairman of many United Kingdom Govt, and League of Nations Comms.

    Knighted, 1920.

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