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Robert Giffen
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Born in Strathaven, Lanarkshire
Born on 22nd of July 1837
Died on 12th of April 1910

Born 1837. Died 1910 - Scottish economist.

Financial journalist and statistician before his appointment as head of the statistical department in the Board of Trade in 1876, became controller general in 1892. His works included Essays in Finance (1879-86) and The Growth of Capital (1980).

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