The Economic Thought of Frederick Soddy

  • Herman E. Daly
Part of the Chemists and Chemistry book series (CACH, volume 6)


Frederick Soddy (1877–1956) is best known as a pioneering chemist who collaborated with Rutherford in studying radioactive disintegration, predicted the existence of and coined the name for isotopes, and was a major contributor to the modern theory of atomic structure. For these achievements he was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1910 and was awarded the Nobel Prize in 1921. He was a member of the Swedish, Italian, and Russian academies of science. During his career he held university positions at McGill, Glasgow, Aberdeen, and from 1919 onward, Oxford (Fleck, 1957).


Money Supply Flexible Exchange Rate Reserve Requirement Real Asset Fractional Reserve Banking 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Herman E. Daly
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  1. 1.Louisiana State UniversityBaton RougeUSA

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