Cambridge economists who went on to take chairs of economics around the world. His reputation was affected adversely by influential economic writers who used his work as the basis on which to define their own opposing views. Newlands House and became alfred marshall principles of economics pdf first modern head of school. The school’s economics society is named The Pigou Society in his honour.
He came to economics through the study of philosophy and ethics under the Moral Science Tripos. His first and unsuccessful attempt for a fellowship at King’s was a thesis on “Browning as a Religious Teacher. Pigou began lecturing on economics in 1901 and started giving the course on advanced economics to second year students on which was based the education of many Cambridge economists over the next thirty years. In his early days he lectured on a variety of subjects outside economics. Girdler’s lecturer in the summer of 1904. He devoted himself to exploring the various departments of economic doctrine, and as a result published the works on which his worldwide reputation rests. He held the post until 1943.