Alfred Marshall

Alfred Marshall FBA (26 July 1842 – 13 July 1924) was an English economist, who was one of the most influential economists of his time. His book, Principles of Economics (1890), was the dominant economic textbook in England for many years. It brought the ideas of supply and demand, marginal utility, and costs of production into a coherent whole. He is known as one of the founders of neoclassical economics.[1]

Alfred Marshall

Born(1842-07-26)26 July 1842
London, England
Died13 July 1924(1924-07-13) (aged 81)
Cambridge, England
NationalityBritish
InstitutionSt John's College, Cambridge
University College, Bristol
Balliol College, Oxford
School or
tradition
Neoclassical economics18202018
Alma materSt John's College, Cambridge
InfluencesLéon Walras, Vilfredo Pareto, Jules Dupuit, Stanley Jevons, Henry Sidgwick
ContributionsFounder of neoclassical economics
Principles of Economics (1890)
Marshallian scissors
Internal and external economies