See also:born in
See also:Edinburgh, and educated at
See also:Eton, Edinburgh University, and Trinity
See also:College, Cambridge, where he graduated in 1843 . He travelled in
See also:Europe, and in 1849 was called to the
See also:bar . He was employed in Scotland on the
See also:work of poor-
See also:law reform, and devoted himself to the study of
See also:economics . In 1856 he published his Theory and Practice of Banking, in 1858 Elements of
See also:Economy, and in 1859 A
See also:Dictionary of Political Economy . In 1873 appeared his Principles of Economist Philosophy, and other books on economics and banking were published later . Between 1868 and 187o he was employed by the
See also:government in digesting and codifying the law of bills of
See also:exchange .. He died on the 16th of
See also:July 1902 . Macleod's
See also:principal contribution to the study of economics consists in his work on the theory of
See also:credit, to which he was the first to give due prominence . For a judicious discussion of the value of Macleod's writings, see an article on " The Revolt against Orthodox Economics " in the Quarterly Review for
See also:October 1901 (No . 388) .
COLIN MACLAURIN (1698–1746)
NORMAN MACLEOD (1812-1872)
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