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John Hobson
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Born in Derby, Derbyshire
Born on 6th of July 1858
Died on 1st of April 1940

Born 1858. Died 1940 - English economist.

Studied at Lincoln College, Oxford. His contribution to economics was “the theory of underconsumption”. Wrote a number of books including Problems of Poverty (1891), Evolution of Modern Capitalism (1894) and The Science of Wealth (1911). Wrote an autobiography Confessions of an Economic Heretic (1938).

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