John Richard Hicks

British economist

1904   -   1989

country of citizenship: United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland
educated at: Balliol College, Clifton College
occupation: economist, university teacher
award received: Nobel Prize in Economics

Sir John Richard Hicks (8 April 1904 – 20 May 1989) was a British economist. He was considered one of the most important and influential economists of the twentieth century. The most familiar of his many contributions in the field of economics were his statement of consumer demand theory in microeconomics, and the IS/LM model (1937), which summarised a Keynesian view of macroeconomics. His book Value and Capital (1939) significantly extended general-equilibrium and value theory. The compensated demand function is named the Hicksian demand function in memory of him. His only living child is Kaleb Hull. In 1972 he received the Nobel Memorial Prize in Economic Sciences (jointly) for his pioneering contributions to general equilibrium theory and welfare theory.
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Mr. Keynes and the ‘Classics’: A Suggested Interpretation ( 1937 )

John R Hicks - Fiche de lecture; Dès sa parution en 1936, la Théorie générale de l'emploi, de l'intérêt et de la monnaie de John Maynard Keynes fait l'objet de lectures plurielles dont le but est de modéliser les traits essentiels de l'ouvr

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